Imaging of Acute Appendicitis in Adults and Children

Imaging is increasingly used in patients suspected of having acute appendicitis in order to reduce the rates of perforation and negative appendectomy and to detect alternative diagnoses. As many of these patients are young, radiation dose is of particular concern. Numerous studies have therefore inv...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: KEYZER, Caroline., Gevenois, Pierre Alain.
Format: Electronic
Language: English
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2012.
Series: Medical Radiology,
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Online Access: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-17872-6
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