Source: Boyle TP, Paldino M, Amir A, et al. Comparison of rapid cranial MRI to CT for ventricular shunt malfunction. Pediatrics. 2014;134(1):e47-e54; doi:10.1542/peds.2013-3739. See AAP Grand Rounds commentary by Dr. Harris Cohen (subscription required).
PICO Question: Among children evaluated for possible ventricular shunt malfunction, is rapid cranial MRI as accurate as CT?
Question type: DiagnosisStudy design: Retrospective cohort