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Table 4 Breakdown of emergency room imaging by modality and coverage

From: Emergency room imaging in pediatric patients with cancer: analysis of the spectrum and frequency of imaging modalities and findings in a tertiary cancer center and their relationship with survival

Characteristic All visits (N = 348) ER imaging negative (N = 156) ER imaging positive (N = 192)
Chest Radiograph 134 (38.5%) 70 (44.9%) 64 (33.3%)
Abdomen Radiograph 50 (14.4%) 30 (19.2%) 20 (10.4%)
Brain CT 38 (10.9%) 17 (10.9%) 21 (10.9%)
Brain MR 23 (6.6%) 9 (5.8%) 14 (7.3%)
Musculoskeletal Radiograph 23 (6.6%) 13 (8.3%) 10 (5.2%)
Abdomen CT 22 (6.3%) 3 (1.9%) 19 (9.9%)
Abdomen US 12 (3.4%) 3 (1.9%) 9 (4.7%)
Chest CT 7 (2.0%) 0 (0.0%) 7 (3.6%)
Spine MR 5 (1.4%) 0 (0.0%) 5 (2.6%)
Chest and abdomen CT 4 (1.1%) 1 (0.6%) 3 (1.6%)
Head and neck MR 4 (1.1%) 1 (0.6%) 3 (1.6%)
Musculoskeletal CT 4 (1.1%) 1 (0.6%) 3 (1.6%)
Vascular US 4 (1.1%) 3 (1.9%) 1 (0.5%)
Abdomen MR 3 (0.9%) 0 (0.0%) 3 (1.6%)
Head and neck CT 3 (0.9%) 0 (0.0%) 3 (1.6%)
Other body part US 3 (0.9%) 0 (0.0%) 3 (1.6%)
Spine Radiograph 2 (0.6%) 1 (0.6%) 1 (0.5%)
Nuclear medicine 2 (0.6%) 0 (0.0%) 2 (1.0%)
Other body part Radiograph 2 (0.6%) 2 (1.3%) 0 (0.0%)
Musculoskeletal MR 1 (0.3%) 1 (0.6%) 0 (0.0%)
Spine CT 1 (0.3%) 1 (0.6%) 0 (0.0%)
Chest MR 1 (0.3%) 0 (0.0%) 1 (0.5%)
  1. Data are no. of visits with percentage in parenthesis
  2. CT computed tomography, MRI magnetic resonance imaging, US ultrasound