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ALLMedicine Appendicitis Center

Research & Reviews  6,531 results

Appendiceal neurofibroma and diverticula in a neurofibromatosis type 1 patient with chr...
https://doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2020-234383
BMJ Case Reports; Van de Steen K, Riedl R et. al.

Jun 2nd, 2020 - Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1, Von Recklinghausen disease) is an autosomal dominant disease with a birth incidence of 1/2500-3000. The most common presentations of NF1 are cutaneous presentations like café-au-lait spots and neurofibromas. 5%-25% o...

Factors associated with fat stranding on computed tomography in acute appendicitis.
https://doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000020512
Medicine Lin HA, Lin SF

Jun 1st, 2020 - To determine which factor is associated with presence of fat stranding sign for acute appendicitis on computed tomography (CT).This study reviewed the CT imaging of adults with proven acute appendicitis at a single center from January 1, 2015 to D...

Immediate effects of urgent reorganisation of emergency department-based treatment path...
https://doi.org/10.1186/s12873-020-00339-6
BMC Emergency Medicine; Ojakäär A, Purdy M et. al.

May 30th, 2020 - Acute appendicitis is a global disease and a very common indication for emergency surgery worldwide. The need for hospital resources is therefore constantly high. The administration in Kanta-Häme Central Hospital, Southern Finland, called for an u...

Validation of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma grading system for acu...
https://doi.org/10.1097/TA.0000000000002674
The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery; Mouch CA, Cain-Nielsen AH et. al.

May 27th, 2020 - The American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST) developed an anatomic grading system to assess disease severity through increasing grades of inflammation. Severity grading can then be utilized in risk-adjustment and stratification of pat...

The Decreasing Incidence of Acute Appendicitis During COVID-19: A Retrospective Multi-c...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7250252
World Journal of Surgery; Tankel J, Keinan A et. al.

May 27th, 2020 - As the novel coronavirus disease 19 (COVID-19) spreads, a decrease in the number of patients with acute appendicitis (AA) has been noted in our institutions. The aim of this study was to compare the incidence and severity of AA before and during t...

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Guidelines  13 results

What Is the Role of Intravenous and Intraoral Contrast in CT Evaluation of Acute Appendicitis?
https://www.aaem.org/UserFiles/file/Post-CTEvalofAcuteAppendicitis.pdf

Jun 6th, 2019 - Patients presenting to the emergency department (ED) with abdominal pain and concern for appendicitis typically require diagnostic imaging to confirm the diagnosis. Computer tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and ultrasound (US) ar...

Management of acute appendicitis in adults: A practice management guideline from the Ea...
https://doi.org/10.1097/TA.0000000000002270
The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery; Rushing A, Bugaev N et. al.

Mar 25th, 2019 - Acute appendicitis (AA) has been considered one of the most common acute surgical conditions in the world. Recent studies, however, have suggested that nonoperative management (NOM) with a course of antibiotics (ABX) may be as effective as surgery...

Appendicitis - StatPearls
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK493193/

Feb 21st, 2019 - Appendicitis is inflammation of the vermiform appendix. This is a hollow organ located at the tip of the cecum, usually in the right lower quadrant of the abdomen.

Appendicitis - Merck Manual
https://www.merckmanuals.com/professional/gastrointestinal-disorders/acute-abdomen-and-surgical-gastroenterology/appendicitis

Nov 30th, 2018 - Appendicitis is acute inflammation of the vermiform appendix, typically resulting in abdominal pain, anorexia, and abdominal tenderness. Diagnosis is clinical, often supplemented by CT or ultrasonography. Treatment is surgical removal of the appendix

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Right Lower Quadrant Pain-Suspected Appendicitis.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2018.09.033
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; , Garcia EM et. al.

Nov 5th, 2018 - Appendicitis remains the most common surgical pathology responsible for right lower quadrant (RLQ) abdominal pain presenting to emergency departments in the United States, where the incidence continues to increase. Appropriate imaging in the diagn...

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Drugs  2 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  6,989 results

Appendiceal neurofibroma and diverticula in a neurofibromatosis type 1 patient with chr...
https://doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2020-234383
BMJ Case Reports; Van de Steen K, Riedl R et. al.

Jun 2nd, 2020 - Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1, Von Recklinghausen disease) is an autosomal dominant disease with a birth incidence of 1/2500-3000. The most common presentations of NF1 are cutaneous presentations like café-au-lait spots and neurofibromas. 5%-25% o...

Factors associated with fat stranding on computed tomography in acute appendicitis.
https://doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000020512
Medicine Lin HA, Lin SF

Jun 1st, 2020 - To determine which factor is associated with presence of fat stranding sign for acute appendicitis on computed tomography (CT).This study reviewed the CT imaging of adults with proven acute appendicitis at a single center from January 1, 2015 to D...

Immediate effects of urgent reorganisation of emergency department-based treatment path...
https://doi.org/10.1186/s12873-020-00339-6
BMC Emergency Medicine; Ojakäär A, Purdy M et. al.

May 30th, 2020 - Acute appendicitis is a global disease and a very common indication for emergency surgery worldwide. The need for hospital resources is therefore constantly high. The administration in Kanta-Häme Central Hospital, Southern Finland, called for an u...

Validation of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma grading system for acu...
https://doi.org/10.1097/TA.0000000000002674
The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery; Mouch CA, Cain-Nielsen AH et. al.

May 27th, 2020 - The American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST) developed an anatomic grading system to assess disease severity through increasing grades of inflammation. Severity grading can then be utilized in risk-adjustment and stratification of pat...

The Decreasing Incidence of Acute Appendicitis During COVID-19: A Retrospective Multi-c...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7250252
World Journal of Surgery; Tankel J, Keinan A et. al.

May 27th, 2020 - As the novel coronavirus disease 19 (COVID-19) spreads, a decrease in the number of patients with acute appendicitis (AA) has been noted in our institutions. The aim of this study was to compare the incidence and severity of AA before and during t...

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News  559 results

Adults Without Measles Immunity Vulnerable to Lethal Complications
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/925722

Feb 25th, 2020 - (Reuters Health) - Measles can infect the appendix, the liver and the membranes protecting the brain in people who are not fully immunized against the virus, a new report confirms. "Measles is often thought of as a harmless childhood illness when ...

Lack of measles shot sets stage for lethal complications
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-measles-complications/lack-of-measles-shot-sets-stage-for-lethal-complications-idUSKBN20J2NR

Feb 25th, 2020 - (Reuters Health) - Measles can infect the appendix, the liver and the membranes protecting the brain in people who are not fully immunized against the virus, a new report confirms. “Measles is often thought of as a harmless childhood illness when ...

Initial ultrasound assessment of appendicitis curbs costs
https://www.mdedge.com/jcomjournal/article/216522/gastroenterology/initial-ultrasound-assessment-appendicitis-curbs-costs?channel=302
Heidi Splete

Feb 2nd, 2020 - Assessing appendicitis in children with initial ultrasound followed by computed tomography in the absence of appendix visualization and presence of secondary signs was the most cost-effective approach, according to data from a modeling study of 10.

Tailored Imaging Most Cost-Effective for Suspected Appendicitis in Kids
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/924037

Jan 22nd, 2020 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For children with suspected appendicitis, tailored approaches to imaging based on risk of appendicitis are most cost-effective, say researchers from Seattle Children's Research Institute. Based on a decision-analytic mo...

Better Clinical Pathways Needed for Adults With Suspected Appendicitis
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/922684

Dec 16th, 2019 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - One in five appendectomies in the U.K. remove a normal appendix, but consistent use of appendicitis risk-prediction models could significantly reduce this rate, according to a new review. "We have found that simple risk...

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Patient Education  21 results see all →