Imaging evaluation of suspected appendicitis in a pediatric population: effectiveness of sonography versus CT.

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OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to compare the diagnostic accuracy of graded compression sonography with that of helical CT for the diagnosis of appendicitis in a pediatric and young adult population. SUBJECTS AND METHODS Between June 1996 and April 1999, 386 pediatric and young adult patients with suspected appendicitis were examined using… (More)

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@article{Sivit2000ImagingEO, title={Imaging evaluation of suspected appendicitis in a pediatric population: effectiveness of sonography versus CT.}, author={Carlos J. Sivit and Kimberly E. Applegate and Anthony Stallion and David L. Dudgeon and Ann E Salvator and M Schluchter and Sheila C. Berlin and Melissa T. Myers and V J Borisa and Dayna M Weinert and Stuart Morrison and Enrique R. Grisoni}, journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology}, year={2000}, volume={175 4}, pages={977-80} }