Appendix, Intussusception, Pyloric Stenosis

Chen L, Baker MD. Novel applications of ultrasound in pediatric emergency medicine. Pediatr Emerg Care 2007 Feb;23(2):115-123; quiz 124-126.

Levy JA, Noble VE. Bedside ultrasound in pediatric emergency medicine. Pediatrics 2008 May;121(5):e1404-1412.

APPENDIX

Crady S, Jones J, Wyn T, et al. Clinical validity of ultrasound in children with suspected appendicitis. Ann Emerg Med 1993;22(7): 1125-9.

Doria AS, Mineddin R, Kellenberger CJ, et al. US or CT for diagnosis of appendicitis in children and adults? A meta-analysis. Radiology 2006;241(1):83-94.

Fox JC, Solley M, Anderson CL, et al. Prospective evaluation of emergency physician performed bedside ultrasound to detect acute appendicitis. Eur J Emerg Med 2008;15(2): 80-5.

Puylaert JB. Acute appendicitis: US evaluation using graded compression. Radiology 1986;58(2):355-360.

Ramarajan N, Krishnamoorthi R, Barth R, et al. An interdisciplinary initiate to reduce radiation exposure: Evaluation of appendicitis in a pediatric emergency department with clinical assessment supported by a staged ultrasound and computed tomography pathway. Acad Emerg Med 2009;16(11):1258-65.

INTUSSUSCEPTION

Allete MJ, et al.  Use of emergency ultrasound in the diagnostic evaluation of an infant with vomiting.  Pediatr Emerg Care.  2011;27:986-989.

Coley BD. Ultrasound clinics: Pediatric Ultrasound Part 2. Philadelphia, Elsevier.  January 2010, volume 5(1):76-77, 123-130.

De Bruin R. Pediatric Ultrasound: How, Why and When. 2nd Edition. 2010, Edinburgh.  Churchill Livingstone, Elsevier. p. 193.

Helm BM, et al.  Diagnosis of intussusception using point-of-care ultrasound in the pediatric ED: A case report.  Am J Emerg Med.  2011;29:354.el1 – 354e3.

Karma N, et al.  Diagnosis of pediatric intussusception by an emergency physician-performed bedside ultrasound: A case report.  Pediatr Emerg Care.  2009;25:177-180.

Rivera A, et al.  Diagnosis of intussusception by physician novice sonographers in the emergency department.  Ann of Emerg Med.  2012; epub ahead of print.

Shad I, et al.  Intussusception in children: Can we rely on screening sonography performed by junior residents? Pediatr Radiol.  2004;34:134-137.

Siegel MJ. Pediatric Sonography. 4th Ed. 2011, Philadelphia.  Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. p. 355-358.

PYLORIC STENOSIS

Coley BD. Ultrasound clinics: Pediatric Ultrasound Part 2. Philadelphia, Elsevier.  January 2010, volume 5(1):76-77, 105-107.

De Bruyn R. Pediatric Ultrasound: How, Why and When. 2nd Edition. 2010, Edinburgh.  Churchill Livingstone, Elsevier. p. 193.

Forster N, et al.  Use of ultrasound in 187 infants with suspected infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis.  Australasian Radiology.  2007;51:560-563.

Maheshwari P, et al.  Sonographic evaluation of gastrointestinal obstruction in infants: a pictorial essay.  J of Ped Surg.  2009;44:2037-2042.

Malcom GE, et al.  Feasibility of emergency physician diagnosis of hypertrophic pyloric stenosis using point-of-care ultrasound: A multi-center case series.  The Journal of Emergency Medicine.  2009;37(3):283-286.

Niedzielski J, et al.  Accuracy of sonographic criteria in the decision for surgical treatment in infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis.  Arch Med Sci.  2011, 7(3):508-511.

Pathak TD, et al.  Clinical impression: Intussusception. An abdominal ultrasound is obtained: Surprise.  Pediatric Emergency Care.  August 2010, 26(8):611-612.

Siegel MJ. Pediatric Sonography. 4th Ed. 2011, Philadelphia.  Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. p. 342-345.

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