CT scans with less radiation to diagnose appendicitis -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

Doctors can use CT scans with less radiation to diagnose appendicitis

12/11/2021

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An ultrasound is often used in the paediatric population to avoid the dangers of radiation, a CT scan is the most accurate way to diagnose appendicitis in adults.

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