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AO aneurysm or dissection
CT c contrast
confirm MRA c contrast (rarely needed)
AO tear (trauma)
CT c contrast
carotid stenosis
Duplex US
MRA
CTA
confirm with conventional angiogram
abdominal abscess
CT c contrast
abdominal trauma
CT c contrast
laparoscopy to confirm
appendicitis
US or CT c contrast
tx appendectomy
bowel perforation
upright abd xray
confirm CT c contrast
laparoscopy only if uncertain
tx laparoscopy
cholecystitis
US
HIDA scan if negative US
choledocholithiasis
US
ERCP or MRCP
cholelithiasis
US
CT or MRCP
diverticulitis
CT c contrast
NO endoscopy or barium enema acutely! risk of perforation
esophageal obstruction
barium xray or endoscopy
esophageal tear
CXR followed by Gastrografin xray
endoscopy or surgery
hematemesis
endoscopy
intestinal obstruction
abd xray
confirm CT c contrast
lower GI bleed
barium enema or endoscopy (esp if brisk bleed)
Meckel's diverticulum
Meckel's scan (nuc medicine)
PUD
upper GI series or endoscopy
pyloric stenosis
US
upper GI series
unknown GI bleed
nuclear medicine bleed study
for brisk bleed, angiography or laparotomy
upper GI bleed
upper GI series or endoscopy
fibroid uterus
US
MRI
ovarian pathology
US
MRI or laparoscopy
pelvic mass in female
US
MR or CT c contrast, or laparoscopy
pregnancy evaluation
beta hCG
TVUS
acute stroke
NCHCT
MRI of brain s contrast
brain tumor
CT or MRI WITH CONTRAST!
head trauma
NCHCT
intracranial hemorrhage
NCHCT
multiple sclerosis
MRI WITH CONTRAST!
skull fracture
NCHCT
arthritis
xray
MRI if need more detail
bone mets
bone scan
PET scan
plain xray for MM
fracture
xray
CT s contrast can help evaluate complex fractures
osteomyelitis
xray
bone scan, tagged WBC nuc scan
MRI with contrast
chest mass
cxr
CT c contrast
chest trauma
cxt
CT c contrast
hemoptysis
cxr
bronchoscopy and/or CT c contrast
PNA
cxr
PE
CT c contrast
conventional pulm arteriogram
VQ scan if can't give contrast
pulmonary nodule
cxr followed by chest CT c contrast
PET scan
hematuria (persistent)
CT c contrast
(no contrast if painful hematuria)
cystoscopy
hydronephrosis
US or CT
nepholithiasis
CT s contrast
IV pyelography