Diagnosis of Pediatric Appendicitis: Is MR Imaging More Appropriate than CT
59th Medical Wing San Antonio United States
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In lieu of potential radiation risks associated with CT, MR imaging has become much more prevalent in the evaluation of children with suspected appendicitis . While several studies have demonstrated its efficacy at dedicated stand-alone pediatric hospitals , the goal of this study is to determine if implementation of a MR pediatric appendicitis protocol is feasible in the non-subspecialty pediatric setting, where non-pediatric radiologists routinely perform interpretation.
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