Latest appendicitis Stories
A U.S. study shows computerized tomography scans change the initial ER treatment plans of more than one-quarter of all suspected appendicitis patients.
Adult onset appendicitis is a common condition whose cause is unclear, but Canadian researchers have linked it to air pollution. Dr. Gilaad G. Kaplan of the University of Calgary and colleagues identified more than 5,000 adults who were hospitalized for appendicitis in Calgary from 1999 to 2006.
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AspenBio Pharma has initiated a clinical trial to support the FDA 510(k) application for the AppyScore human appendicitis blood-based diagnostic test.
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By Lopez, Peter P Cohn, Stephen M; Popkin, Charles A; Jackowski, Julie; Michalek, Joel E Diagnosing appendicitis continues to be a difficult task for clinicians. The use of routine CT scan has been advocated to improve the accuracy of diagnosing appendicitis.
By Gupta, Nupur Arora, Manju; Singh, Neeta; Dadhwal, Vatsla; Et al Abstract Introduction: Pelvic abscesses still remain a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge for the obstetrician and gynaecologist.
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By Patel, Vijaykumar G Rao, Arundathi; Williams, Reginald; Srinivasan, Radha; Et al Acute epiploic appendagitis (EA) is a rare and often misdiagnosed cause of acute abdominal pain.
A laparoscopy is an invasive surgical procedure used in abdominal area but is much less invasive than the preceding methods. Small incisions are made in the abdomen or pelvic area in which the camera and tools are introduced to perform the surgery or inspect the area. The method before the laparoscopy involved cutting open the area completely with longer healing time and more complications. Although in the pediatric populations, abscesses have a tendency to form around the incision sites....
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