CT Findings for Detecting the Presence of Gangrenous Ischemia in Cholecystitis.

@article{Chang2016CTFF,
  title={CT Findings for Detecting the Presence of Gangrenous Ischemia in Cholecystitis.},
  author={Wei-chou Chang and Yuxin Sun and Emily Wu and So Yeon Kim and Zhen Jane Wang and G S Huang and Benjamin M Yeh},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={2016},
  volume={207 2},
  pages={302-9}
}
OBJECTIVE The objective of our study was to evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of CT in differentiating gangrenous cholecystitis from uncomplicated cholecystitis and healthy gallbladders. MATERIALS AND METHODS We performed a retrospective review of 308 patients with histologically proven gangrenous cholecystitis who underwent preoperative CT 1 month before gallbladder removal over a 4-year period. Two readers who were blinded to the histologic diagnosis independently recorded CT features of and… CONTINUE READING
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