ROLE OF USG IN PATIENTS WITH ACUTE ABDOMEN
Keywords:Ultrasound, X- Ray, Acute Abdomen
Background: The main goal of imaging in acute abdomen is to narrow down the differential diagnosis and for prompt treatment.
Material and methods: This study was done on patient presented with acute abdomen in Department of Radiodiagnosis, SMS Medical College & Associate Group of Hospitals, Jaipur. Scout X-ray done in 100 patients. Scout X –Ray film gives lots of information and very helpful in diagnosing perforation and intestinal obstruction.
Results: USG was able to diagnose 94% cases of perforation peritonitis. intestinal obstruction was diagnosed only in 73.17% of cases with USG.
Conclusion: This study shows that simple X-Ray plays an important role in definite diagnosis of acute abdomen as compare to USG.
Keywords: Ultrasound, X- Ray, Acute Abdomen
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