Intraobserver and interobserver agreement in anal endosonography.

@article{Gold1999IntraobserverAI,
  title={Intraobserver and interobserver agreement in anal endosonography.},
  author={David Benson Michael Gold and Steve Halligan and W. A. Kmiot and Clive I. Bartram},
  journal={The British journal of surgery},
  year={1999},
  volume={86 3},
  pages={371-5}
}
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to determine intraobserver and interobserver agreement for sonographic measurements of anal canal structures using anal endosonography (AES), and to determine interobserver agreement for the diagnosis of anal sphincter disruption. METHODS Fifty-one consecutive patients referred for AES for the investigation of possible sphincter abnormality were examined. Studies were reviewed by two observers who measured anal canal structures at defined levels and… CONTINUE READING

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