Gebelikte Apandisit Tanisinda Bilgisayarli Sipiral Tomografinin Yeri

Translated title of the contribution: Spiral Computed Tomography for the Diagnosis of Appendicitis in Pregnancy

Ayfer Orhan, Gökhan Kiliç, Richard Kurzel, Bilgin Gürateş, Jack Garon

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Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To survey the positive findings and determine the efficacy of spiral Computed Tomography for diagnosing appendicitis in pregnancy. STUDY DESIGN: A 5-year retrospective review yielded 99 cases of confirmed appendicitis in women of reproductive age by surgical pathology report. Of these, 13 patients (12%) were pregnant, five of whom had spiral Computed Tomography's performed Radiographic findings were reviewed, and the efficacy of spiral Computed Tomography in making the correct diagnosis determined. RESULT(s): Positive findings on spiral Computed Tomography were correctly identified in three of five cases (% 60). CONCLUSIONS: Spiral Computed Tomography is an effective technique in identifying pregnant patients with appendicitis while using low radiation exposure (0.3 rad).

Translated title of the contributionSpiral Computed Tomography for the Diagnosis of Appendicitis in Pregnancy
Original languageTurkish
Pages (from-to)154-156
Number of pages3
JournalJinekoloji ve Obstetrik Dergisi
Volume17
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 1 2003
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Acute Appendicitis
  • Pregnancy
  • Spiral Computed Tomography

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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    Orhan, A., Kiliç, G., Kurzel, R., Gürateş, B., & Garon, J. (2003). Gebelikte Apandisit Tanisinda Bilgisayarli Sipiral Tomografinin Yeri. Jinekoloji ve Obstetrik Dergisi, 17(3), 154-156.