Ultrasound versus computed tomography for children with suspected appendicitis: clinical evidence, cost-effectiveness, and guidelines

Record ID 32014000896
Authors' recommendations: Ten non-randomized studies and one economic evaluation were identified regarding diagnostic imaging with computed tomography compared with ultrasound for children with suspected appendicitis.
Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 2013
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: Canada
MeSH Terms
  • Appendicitis
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed
  • Ultrasonography
Organisation Name: Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health
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