Utility of CT after sonography for suspected appendicitis in children: integration of a clinical scoring system with a staged imaging protocol

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To improve diagnosis of pediatric appendicitis, many institutions have implemented a staged imaging protocol utilizing ultrasonography (US) first and then computed tomography (CT). A substantial number of children with suspected appendicitis undergo CT after US, and the efficient and accurate diagnosis of pediatric appendicitis continues to be challenging… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10140-014-1241-1

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