Objective: To assess the accuracy of 64-row computed tomography (CT) in the differential diagnosis of acute abdomen in the emergency department. Materials and Methods: Prospective analysis of 181 patients with surgically treated acute abdomen. Results: In 158/181 cases, CT was totally concordant with surgical repertoire. Partial concordance was found in 15 cases. Overall sensitivity was 87.3% when only cases of complete concordance were considered, 95.6% if also partial concordance cases were included. Conclusion: CT showed high reliability in the differential diagnosis of acute abdomen surgically treated, although associated conditions can sometimes be missed.

Accuracy of 64-row multidetector CT in the diagnosis of surgically treated acute abdomen

GIRAUDO, Maria Teresa;VELTRI, Andrea
2013

Abstract

Objective: To assess the accuracy of 64-row computed tomography (CT) in the differential diagnosis of acute abdomen in the emergency department. Materials and Methods: Prospective analysis of 181 patients with surgically treated acute abdomen. Results: In 158/181 cases, CT was totally concordant with surgical repertoire. Partial concordance was found in 15 cases. Overall sensitivity was 87.3% when only cases of complete concordance were considered, 95.6% if also partial concordance cases were included. Conclusion: CT showed high reliability in the differential diagnosis of acute abdomen surgically treated, although associated conditions can sometimes be missed.
37
902
907
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0899707113000971
Acute abdomen; Abdominal CT; Concordance
Adriano Massimiliano Priola;Sandro Massimo Priola;Giovanni Volpicelli;Maria Teresa Giraudo;Valter Martino;Cesare Fava;Andrea Veltri
File in questo prodotto:
File Dimensione Formato  
Cl_Imaging.pdf

Accesso riservato

Dimensione 1.46 MB
Formato Unknown
1.46 MB Unknown   Visualizza/Apri   Richiedi una copia
Concordance.pdf

Accesso aperto

Dimensione 1.55 MB
Formato Unknown
1.55 MB Unknown Visualizza/Apri

I documenti in IRIS sono protetti da copyright e tutti i diritti sono riservati, salvo diversa indicazione.

Utilizza questo identificativo per citare o creare un link a questo documento: https://hdl.handle.net/2318/140765
Citazioni
  • ???jsp.display-item.citation.pmc??? 8
  • Scopus 11
  • ???jsp.display-item.citation.isi??? 10
social impact