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Ultrasound scanning in the diagnosis of acute appendicitis in pregnancy
  1. Robert Williams, Specialist Registrar,
  2. Jonathan Shaw, Specialist Registrar
  1. Royal Oldham Hospital, Oldham, UK

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    Report by Robert Williams, Specialist RegistrarSearch checked by Jonathan Shaw, Specialist RegistrarRoyal Oldham Hospital, Oldham, UK

    A short cut review was carried out to establish whether ultrasonography has valuable clinical utility in pregnant women with suspected appendicitis. Ten papers were found using the reported searches, of which three presented the best evidence to answer the clinical question. The author, date and country of publication, patient group studied, study type, relevant …

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