Evidence-based assessment of the role of ultrasonography
in the management of benign thyroid nodules.
92%) came out to be between Clinical signs and ultrasonography
proceeded by 0.
The data of preoperative ultrasonography
and postoperative pathology for the diagnoses of CI or ECE were compared, which showed that there was significant moderate agreement of two methods for diagnosing CI or ECE [?
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the accuracy of ultrasonography
in the diagnosis of acute appendicitis by evaluating its sensitivity, specificity, positive and negative predictive values in patients with suspected acute appendicitis presenting in Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zaid Al Nahyan (SKBZN) Hospital, Muzaffarabad, Azad Jammu and Kashmir.
80 for testicular diameter of 20 mm or more in diagnosing M with the help of ultrasonography
Therefore, even without typical palpable purpura, if there are GI symptoms, and HSP is suspected through laboratory results, such as elevated D-dimer levels, aggressive diagnostic tools should be considered, including abdominal ultrasonography
or endoscopy with biopsy.
The carotid color ultrasonography
was used to evaluate atherosclerotic plaque morphology and measure intima-media thickness.
The liver enzyme, total and conjugated bilirubin, and histology results of the liver biopsies and abdominal ultrasonography
, were tabulated.
should be used as a first-line investigation because it is readily available, highly specific, noninvasive, and cost-effective, and it can be used in the presence of acute infection.
Two radiologists with 25 and 5 years of experience, who specialized in thyroid imaging, independently reviewed all ultrasonography
images while blinded to the clinical information and original interpretations and then consensus was achieved.
is an important diagnostic tool and if one is confident about the diagnosis, conservative management can be considered.
The participants received one hour of didactic lectures on principles of ultrasonography
, pleural and lung ultrasound followed by one hour of active involvement in image interpretation and bedside image acquisition training workshop.