Radiology Rounds - Imaging for Diagnosis of Appendicitis

  • Published 2006

Abstract

In the past decade, the clinical evaluation of patients with suspected appendicitis has dramatically improved in speed and accuracy due to the focused appendiceal CT developed at Massachusetts General Hospital. Clinical signs and laboratory tests are not sufficiently accurate to unequivocally diagnose or rule out appendicitis. Because of the seriousness of… (More)

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