Plain Abdominal Radiography as a Routine Procedure for Acute Abdominal Pain of the Right Lower Quadrant: Prospective Evaluation

@article{Boleslawski1999PlainAR,
  title={Plain Abdominal Radiography as a Routine Procedure for Acute Abdominal Pain of the Right Lower Quadrant: Prospective Evaluation},
  author={Emmanuel Boleslawski and Yves Panis and S Benoist and Christine Denet and Pascale Mariani and Patrice Valleur},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={1999},
  volume={23},
  pages={262-264}
}
The aim of this prospective study was to determine whether plain abdominal radiographs (PAX) are helpful in the management of adult patients presenting with acute pain of the right lower quadrant (RLQ). A questionnaire was filled in for each patient admitted to our hospital for acute abdominal pain of the RLQ, before and after PAX were obtained. The initial questionnaire indicated the suspected diagnosis and a provisional therapeutic option. A total of 104 consecutive patients were included in… Expand
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