Tag: Acute appendicitis

Serum C – Reactive Protein as an Aid to the Diagnosis of Acute Appendicitis and Its Importance in Reducing the Rate of Negative Appendectomy | Chapter 17 | Issues and Developments in Medicine and Medical Research Vol.10

Introduction: Acute appendicitis is one of the most prevalent abdominal surgical emergencies, and appendectomy, as the only treatment option, is one of the most common surgeries, with a high rate of negative exploration. The primary goal of this study was to compare the accuracy and efficacy of CRP versus...
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A Surgical Overview on Modified Alvarado Scoring

The vermiform appendix, as the name implies, is a small, worm-shaped tube that emerges from the caecum’s posteromedial wall. Appendicitis is an inflammation of the vermiform appendix’s inner lining that spreads to its other sections. In most Surgical Emergency Rooms, acute appendicitis is the most prevalent surgical emergency. It...
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Evaluation of Outcome of a Rare Presentation of Appendicitis

Introduction: Acute appendicitis is the inflammation of the vermiform appendix and it is the most common intra-abdominal surgical emergency. Therefore, perforated appendicitis is rarely accompanied by pneumoperitoneum and that apparent rarity of association of pneumoperitoneum and acute appendicitis prompted us to discuss this condition. Materials and Methods: This retrospective...
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