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  • Print publication year: 2014
  • Online publication date: February 2015

Chapter 10 - The pediatric abdomen

from Section 2 - Diagnostic ultrasound

Selected references

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Justice, F. A., de Campo, M., Liem, N. T., et al. (2007) Accuracy of ultrasonography for the diagnosis of intussusception in infants in Vietnam. Pediatr Radiol 37(2): 195–9.
Krishnamoorthi, R., Ramarajan, N., Wang, N. E., et al. (2011) Effectiveness of a staged US and CT protocol for the diagnosis of pediatric appendicitis: reducing radiation exposure in the age of ALARA. Radiology 259(1): 231–9.
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Mittal, M. K., Dayan, P. S., Macias, C. G., et al. (2013) Performance of ultrasound in the diagnosis of appendicitis in children in a multicenter cohort. Acad Emerg Med 20(7): 697–702.
Riera, A., Hsiao, A. L., Langhan, M. L., el al. (2012) Diagnosis of intussusception by physician novice sonographers in the emergency department. Ann Emerg Med 60(3): 264–8.
Shuh, S., Man, C., Cheng, A., et al. (2011) Predictors of non-diagnostic ultrasound scanning in children with suspected appendicitis. J Pediatr 158: 112–18.
Sivitz, A. B., Tejani, C., Cohen, S. G. (2013) Evaluation of hypertrophic pyloric stenosis by pediatric emergency physician sonography. Acad Emerg Med 20(7): 646–51.