Sonography in Diagnosing Colonic Diverticulitis

For this month’s ultrasound blog, we decided to focus on a relatively different application for ultrasound.However, it would be false to label this a “new” ultrasound application as it is used very commonly in many other countries.However, given our nation’s preference for other diagnostic examinations, specifically computed tomography, for the diagnosis of acute diverticulitis, we have essentially “missed the boat” on using sonography as the first line diagnostic tool.
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