The Annals is the official scholarly research journal of the Royal College of Surgeons. It publishes research, reviews, case reports and technical papers in all surgical specialties.
In patients with right iliac fossa pain, the need for surgery is largely determined by the likelihood of appendicitis. Patients often undergo ultrasound scanning despite a low diagnostic accuracy for appendicitis. This study aimed to determine the feasibility of a larger trial of computed tomography in the evaluation of patients with atypical right iliac fossa pain.
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