Imaging of acute appendicitis in children: EU versus U.S. ... or US versus CT? A North American perspective.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

The timing, type, and technique of imaging evaluation of suspected appendicitis in children are all debated. This debate is both local and international. The fact is that choices in imaging evaluation will depend on both local and national influences, which are reasonable and to be expected. There still is a responsibility, though, for those involved with evaluation of patients with possible appendicitis to come to agreement about an appropriate diagnostic pathway that considers standards of care and available resources.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Frush, DP; Frush, KS; Oldham, KT

Published Date

  • May 2009

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 39 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 500 - 505

PubMed ID

  • 19221730

Pubmed Central ID

  • 19221730

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1432-1998

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/s00247-008-1131-3


  • eng

Conference Location

  • Germany