Diagnostic imaging for acute appendicitis: interfacility differences in practice patterns

Maria Michailidou, Maria G. Sacco Casamassima, Omar Karim, Colin Gause, Jose H. Salazar, Seth D. Goldstein, Fizan Abdullah

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Abstract

Purpose: To evaluate trends and factors associated with interfacility differences in imaging modality selection in the diagnosis and management of children with suspected acute appendicitis. Methods: We conducted a retrospective review of diagnostic imaging selection and outcomes in patients

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)355-361
Number of pages7
JournalPediatric Surgery International
Volume31
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - 2015

Keywords

  • Appendicitis
  • Computed tomography
  • Imaging choice
  • Pediatric
  • Ultrasonography

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Surgery
  • Medicine(all)

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