Splenic volume: correlation between ultrasonogram and standard CT measurements

Evaluation of splenic enlargement is important in the diagnosis and management of various diseases
including liver disease, lymphoma and other primary or metastatic neoplasm. This cross sectional study was
conducted in the Department of Radiology and Imaging in Bangladesh Institute of Research and
Rehabilitation in Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders (BIRDEM) from July 2007 to June 2009.
The main objective of the study was to find out a more accurate sonographic measurement of splenic
volume that well correlate with gold standard computed tomography (CT) volume. A total of 228 subjects
were included in the study.


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