Accuracy of ED sonography in the diagnosis of acute appendicitis.

@article{Chen2000AccuracyOE,
  title={Accuracy of ED sonography in the diagnosis of acute appendicitis.},
  author={S. Chen and H. P. Wang and H. Hsu and P. Huang and F. Lin},
  journal={The American journal of emergency medicine},
  year={2000},
  volume={18 4},
  pages={
          449-52
        }
}
The objective was to compare the accuracy of abdominal sonography performed by emergency physicians in the diagnosis of acute appendicitis with that of the surgeons' clinical impression. Three hundred-seventeen patients with right lower abdominal pain admitted to the Department of Emergency Medicine at National Taiwan University Hospital in Taipei, Taiwan were prospectively included in this study. Patients were divided into two groups according to the time of day they visited the emergency… Expand
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