The impact of computed tomography in acute appendicitis and obese patients

Markus Von Der Groeben, Valentin Neuhaus & Othmar Schöb
Introduction: Acute appendicitis is diagnose by clinical examination, ultrasound and laboratory tests. However, ultrasonography may not be sufficient for a definite diagnosis in obese patients and in the case of meteorism. In this study, the clinical relevance of computed tomography to diagnose acute[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]