Added Value of Diffusion-Weighted MR Imaging to Non-Enhanced CT in the Evaluation of Acute Appendicitis


OZDEMIR O., Metin Y., Metin N. O. , Bilir O., Yavasi O., KUPELI A.

IRANIAN JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, vol.15, no.1, 2018 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 15 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.5812/iranjradiol.14181
  • Journal Name: IRANIAN JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus

Abstract

Background: Although non-enhanced CT (NECT) can be applied for the diagnosis of acute appendicitis in obligatory conditions such as impaired renal function, it is not as effective as contrast-enhanced CT.