Performance of CT examinations in children with suspected acute appendicitis in the community setting: a need for more education.

@article{Kim2015PerformanceOC,
  title={Performance of CT examinations in children with suspected acute appendicitis in the community setting: a need for more education.},
  author={Michael E Kim and Robert C. Orth and Sara Childress Fallon and Monica E. Lopez and Mary L. Brandt and Wei Zhang and George S. Bisset},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={2015},
  volume={204 4},
  pages={857-60}
}
OBJECTIVE Despite a recent focus on the preferential use of ultrasound over CT for pediatric appendicitis, most children transferred from community hospitals still undergo diagnostic CT scans. The purpose of this study was to evaluate CT techniques performed for children with acute appendicitis at nonpediatric treatment centers. MATERIALS AND METHODS All… CONTINUE READING