Sensitivity and predictive value of ultrasound in pediatric cholecystitis.


BACKGROUND Ultrasonography has a high sensitivity and positive predictive value (PPV) for diagnosing cholecystitis in adults. The objective of this study was to determine the sensitivity and PPV of ultrasonography in the diagnosis of pediatric cholecystitis. METHODS We performed a single-institution retrospective review of the records of all patients… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jss.2013.03.066

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