Role of Ultrasound in Diagnosis of Acute Appendicitis
Keywords:Acute appendicitis, Ultrasound
AbstractIn this work the authors have tried a prospective study over 5 years to evaluate the role of ultrasound, in non selected groups of patients with lower abdominal pain & suspicion of acute appendicitis, all the ultrasound examinations done by two ultrasonographists. Although ultrasound is a simple, cost-effective, non-invasive investigation with high acceptance by the patients, clinical examination remains a cornerstone of the diagnosis of acute appendicitis and it is superior to ultrasound examination in diagnosis of cases of acute appendicitis.
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