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Solid Organ Injuries: Contrast-Enhanced US vs CT


Blunt Abdominal Trauma: Diagnostic Performance of Contrast-Enhanced US in Children--Initial Experience. Valentino M, Serra C, et al: Radiology; 2008; 246 (March): 903-909 Objective: To compare the sensitivity and specificity of routine ultrasound (US) with that of contrast-enhanced US to depict solid organ injuries in children with blunt abdominal trauma using contrast-enhanced CT scanning as a reference standard. Design: Prospective study. Methods: Over a 3-year period, 27 hemodyn more...
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