Detection of incidental findings on emergency abdominal CT scans : a 1 year review

In recent years there has been a substantial rise in the use of computed tomography (CT) in the emergency medicine setting. Accordingly, with increased

CT usage there has been an upsurge in incidental pathology detection. The rise in the detection of incidental findings due to improved medical technologies

with higher resolution imaging has caused considerable concerns for both radiologists and physicians [1].

By Dr CE Redmond, Dr ME Kelly, Dr DC Winter, Dr D Brophy

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