we have MRI 24/7 available . our limiting step is someone to read it in real time. many of our overnight on call radiologists are not trained in abdo MRI reads so w need to figure out ahead of time prior to ordering if they are comfortable reading. if not we get a less than stellar read from them with an official read much later which doesn't help a ton at 2 am. also if the child is young and needs anesthesia to sedate that also becomes a problem.
Alexander Arroyo MD
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Division Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Maimonides Medical Center
Brooklyn, NY, USA
This is a reply to the discussion started by Jennifer Marin MD, MSc:
We are working on a protocol for MRI for patients with suspected appendicitis. The rate...
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