Acute appendicitis in young adults: low- versus standard-radiation-dose contrast-enhanced abdominal CT for diagnosis.


PURPOSE To compare low and standard radiation doses in intravenous contrast material-enhanced abdominal computed tomography (CT) for the diagnosis of acute appendicitis in young adults. MATERIALS AND METHODS The institutional review board approved this retrospective study and waived informed consent. The study included 257 patients (age range, 15-40 years… (More)
DOI: 10.1148/radiol.11102247

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