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To evaluate the diagnostic performance of ultrasound (US) and to determine which US findings are useful to differentiate appendicitis from non-appendicitis in patients who underwent US re-evaluation due to equivocal computed tomography (CT) features of acute appendicitis.
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Name: The British journal of radiology
Contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) has been used as an additional imaging technique to conventional ultrasound in order to clarify gallbladder findings, CEUS is easy and fast to perform, overcomes th...
The pathological status of axillary lymph nodes (ALN) plays a critical role in the staging and treatment of patients with breast cancer. Therefore, differential diagnosis of metastatic ALN is highly d...
Patients with hematologic malignancies, especially those with acute disease or those receiving intense chemotherapy, are known to develop acute acalculous cholecystitis (AAC). The aim of this study wa...
To compare preoperative ultrasound to histopathological results and retrospectively assess the diagnostic accuracy of ultrasound in paediatric appendicitis.'
Endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration (EBUS-TBNA) is an accurate procedure to sample mediastinal tissue. Rapid on-site cytologic evaluation (ROSE) has been advocated to impr...
The aim of this study is 1) to study the clinical application of 3D/4D ultrasound for fetal scanning during pregnancy; 2) ) to study the clinical application of 3D/4D ultrasound for pelvic...
This study will compare findings using a handheld ultrasound device (GE VScan) with those using a diagnostic ultrasound machine in adult patients referred for transthoracic echo (TTE), pri...
Pneumonia continues to be a leading cause of death in children under five years of age worldwide. Many studies have evaluated clinical signs and symptoms that may predict pneumonia. A rece...
Acute heart failure is a life threatening condition requiring rapid diagnosis and treatment. However, the differentiation between heart failure and other conditions presenting with acute d...
This is a prospective observational study evaluating the diagnostic utility of cardiac ultrasound in patients who present to the emergency department with undifferentiated chest pain or sh...
An organized procedure carried out by a select committee of professionals in evaluating the performance of other professionals in meeting the standards of their specialty. Review by peers is used by editors in the evaluation of articles and other papers submitted for publication. Peer review is used also in the evaluation of grant applications. It is applied also in evaluating the quality of health care provided to patients.
A self-evaluation of health status.
Educational programs structured in such a manner that the participating professionals, physicians, or students develop an increased awareness of their performance, usually on the basis of self-evaluation questionnaires.
Any diagnostic evaluation using radioactive (unstable) isotopes. This diagnosis includes many nuclear medicine procedures as well as radioimmunoassay tests.
The hemodynamic and electrophysiological action of the left HEART VENTRICLE. Its measurement is an important aspect of the clinical evaluation of patients with heart disease to determine the effects of the disease on cardiac performance.
Radiology is the branch of medicine that studies imaging of the body; X-ray (basic, angiography, barium swallows), ultrasound, MRI, CT and PET. These imaging techniques can be used to diagnose, but also to treat a range of conditions, by allowing visuali...