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Acute appendicitis: prospective evaluation of a diagnostic algorithm integrating ultrasound and low-dose CT to reduce the need of standard CT.

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Published in European Radiology. 2011, vol. 21, no. 12, p. 2558-66
Abstract To evaluate an algorithm integrating ultrasound and low-dose unenhanced CT with oral contrast medium (LDCT) in the assessment of acute appendicitis, to reduce the need of conventional CT.
Keywords Abdominal Pain/etiologyAcute DiseaseAdultAlgorithmsAppendicitis/complications/diagnosis/radiography/ultrasonographyBody Mass IndexContrast Media/diagnostic useCost-Benefit AnalysisFemaleHumansMalePractice Guidelines as TopicProspective StudiesRadiation DosageSensitivity and SpecificityTomographyX-Ray Computed/methods
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Research groups Chirurgie viscérale (104)
Radiologie des urgences (800)
Imagerie et radiologie interventionnelle du foie, des voies biliaires et du pancréas (316)
Epidémiologie clinique (115)
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POLETTI, Pierre-Alexandre Alois et al. Acute appendicitis: prospective evaluation of a diagnostic algorithm integrating ultrasound and low-dose CT to reduce the need of standard CT. In: European Radiology, 2011, vol. 21, n° 12, p. 2558-66. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:23177

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