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Background: Pseudocirrhosis is characterized by radiological changes in the liver that resemble cirrhosis, but with more rapid onset and progression. Though reported most frequently in patients with metastatic breast cancer, little is known about its…

BACKGROUND: This systematic review provides practicing emergency physicians updated information regarding the role of oral and intravenous contrast in the computed tomography (CT) evaluation of acute appendicitis. METHODS: A PubMed literature search…

With the recent FDA approval for characterization of focal liver lesions (FLL) in both pediatric and adult patients using Lumason (sulfur hexafluoride microbubbles), increased use of ultrasound contrast for routine clinical use is expected. This…

Background: Emergency departments (ED) are sites of prevalent imaging overuse; however, determinants that drive imaging in this setting are not well-characterized. We systematically reviewed the literature to summarize the determinants of imaging…

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