We read with interest the article titled “Examining the Relevance of the Physician's Clinical Assessment and the Reliance on Computed Tomography in Diagnosing Acute Appendicitis” by Nelson et al
1in the April 2013 issue of the American Journal of Surgery. The study highlights the importance of clinical decision making as well the role of computed tomography (CT) in the diagnosis and management of acute appendicitis (AA). We have the following comments.
- Nelson D.W.
- Causey M.W.
- Porta C.R.
- et al.
Examining the relevance of the physician's clinical assessment and the reliance on computed tomography in diagnosing acute appendicitis.
Am J Surg. 2013; 205: 452-456
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- Examining the relevance of the physician's clinical assessment and the reliance on computed tomography in diagnosing acute appendicitis.Am J Surg. 2013; 205: 452-456
- Pitfalls in the CT diagnosis of appendicitis.Br J Radiol. 2004; 77: 792-799
- Why we miss the diagnosis of appendicitis on abdominal CT: evaluation of imaging features of appendicitis incorrectly diagnosed on CT.AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2005; 184: 855-859
Published online: September 23, 2013
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