Comparison of graded compression ultrasonography and unenhanced spiral computed tomography in the diagnosis of acute appendicitis.

@article{Gamanagatti2007ComparisonOG,
  title={Comparison of graded compression ultrasonography and unenhanced spiral computed tomography in the diagnosis of acute appendicitis.},
  author={Shivanand Ramachandra Gamanagatti and S Vashisht and A Kapoor and Sunil Chumber and S Bal},
  journal={Singapore medical journal},
  year={2007},
  volume={48 1},
  pages={80-7}
}
INTRODUCTION To compare the accuracy of graded compression ultrasonography (US) and unenhanced spiral computed tomography (CT) in the diagnosis of acute appendicitis. METHODS This prospective study comprised 58 consecutive patients with high clinical suspicion of acute appendicitis. After careful clinical assessment and laboratory investigations, all the patients were independently evaluated by graded compression US followed by unenhanced spiral CT, in order to establish the diagnosis. CT was… CONTINUE READING
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