Accuracy of abdominal ultrasound for the diagnosis of small bowel obstruction in the emergency department

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed

Our data demonstrated a sensitivity of 93.8% and a specificity of 93.3% when compared to abdominal CT, and a sensitivity of 94.3% and specificity of 95.2% using a composite endpoint of abdominal CT and discharge diagnosis.

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Linked by Dr. Gerald Diaz @GeraldMD · 6 months ago
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