Q: When will you see free gas under the diaphragm and not panic?
A: In a post-op patient (up to 4-8 weeks), or one with a stoma or peritoneal dialysis catheter.
Q2: A patient with a gastrectomy 2 weeks ago presents in A&E with severe abdominal pain. You suspect anastomatic breakdown, but how do you confirm with plain Xrays?
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