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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

Published inEuropean radiology, vol. 21, no. 12, p. 2558-2566
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  • Open Access - Licence nationale Springer
Publication date2011
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/etiology
  • Acute Disease
  • Adult
  • Algorithms
  • Appendicitis/complications/diagnosis/radiography/ultrasonography
  • Body Mass Index
  • Contrast Media/diagnostic use
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic
  • Prospective Studies
  • Radiation Dosage
  • Sensitivity and Specificity
  • Tomography
  • X-Ray Computed/methods
Citation (ISO format)
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. 2558–2566. doi: 10.1007/s00330-011-2212-5
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