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Research & Reviews  2,413 results

NEDD4L Polymorphism and Acute Appendicitis and the Need for a Deeper Dive.
JAMA Surgery; Mohammed MK, Zuckerbraun BS

Jul 29th, 2021 - NEDD4L Polymorphism and Acute Appendicitis and the Need for a Deeper Dive.|2021|Mohammed MK,Zuckerbraun BS,|

Association Between NEDD4L Variation and the Genetic Risk of Acute Appendicitis: A Mult...
JAMA Surgery; Gaitanidis A, Kaafarani HMA et. al.

Jul 29th, 2021 - The familial aspect of acute appendicitis (AA) has been proposed, but its hereditary basis remains undetermined. To identify genomic variants associated with AA. This genome-wide association study, conducted from June 21, 2019, to February 4, 2020...

Clostridium perfringens of unclear origin causing pelvic inflammatory disease and toxic...
BMJ Case Reports; Covin BD, Chapa H et. al.

Jul 29th, 2021 - A 22-year-old woman presented to the emergency room with right lower abdominal pain. A CT scan suggested potential appendicitis and perforation. She had no relevant medical or surgical history, and she last had vaginal sex 4 years prior to admissi...

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Guidelines  6 results

Adult appendicitis: Clinical practice guidelines from the French Society of Digestive S...
Journal of Visceral Surgery; Collard MK, Christou N et. al.

Jan 10th, 2021 - The French Society of Digestive Surgery (SFCD) and the Society of Abdominal and Digestive Imaging (SIAD) have collaborated to propose recommendations for clinical practice in the management of adult appendicitis. An analysis of the literature was ...

The SIFIPAC/WSES/SICG/SIMEU guidelines for diagnosis and treatment of acute appendiciti...
World Journal of Emergency Surgery : WJES; Fugazzola P, Ceresoli M et. al.

Mar 12th, 2020 - The epidemiology and the outcomes of acute appendicitis in elderly patients are very different from the younger population. Elderly patients with acute appendicitis showed higher mortality, higher perforation rate, lower diagnostic accuracy, longe...

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Suspected Appendicitis-Child.
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; , Koberlein GC et. al.

May 6th, 2019 - Acute appendicitis represents the most common abdominal surgical urgency/emergency in children. Imaging remains a central tool in the diagnosis of acute appendicitis and has been shown to facilitate management and decrease the rate of negative app...

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

Mar 26th, 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...

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Right Lower Quadrant Pain-Suspected Appendicitis.
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; , Garcia EM et. al.

Nov 6th, 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  37 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  83 results

Investigation of Oxidative Stress in Appendectomy - Open Versus Laparoscopic in Childhood and Adolescence

Apr 28th, 2020 - Aim of the study: In the planned prospective randomized study, oxidative stress will be investigated by analyzing VOCs (volatile organic compounds) in the exhaled breath in children undergoing open or laparoscopic surgery for appendicitis at the D...

Impact of Oral Contrast in the Large Intestine on the Recognition of Appendix

Feb 13th, 2020 - Acute appendicitis is the most common cause of abdominal pain requiring surgical intervention. The gold standard test for the diagnosis of acute appendicitis is the CT scan. Despite its effectiveness, the test involves exposure to a high dose of r...

Point of Care 3D Ultrasound for Pediatric Appendicitis: a Pilot Study

Jan 30th, 2020 - Purpose and Objective: The purpose of this study is to test the feasibility of rapid acquisition of point of care 3D ultrasound for pediatric appendicitis. The study will use a newly developed acquisition method and post-processing technique to cr...

The Role of Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound in Appendicitis

Nov 7th, 2019 - This will be a single-center, non-randomized trial that will add to our institution's current diagnostic algorithm using Contrast Enhanced Ultra Sound (CEUS) in subjects who are clinically suspicious for acute appendicitis. For those who consent t...

Finding Evidence to Treat Or Reassure in Appendicitis (FETOR)

Nov 5th, 2019 - Acute appendicitis is the most common surgical emergency in childhood. Despite access to current diagnostic modalities, diagnosis may be challenging since the child may have difficulty in articulating symptoms. Additionally there is a high frequen...

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News  232 results

Meet the Medical Resident Who Had His Wife Peer Review Five of His Papers

Mar 23rd, 2021 - The pantheon of husband-wife teams in science includes Marie and Pierre Curie, Gerty and Carl Cori, even Ugur Sahin and Özlem Türeci, the founders of BioNTech, which collaborated with Pfizer on a Covid-19 vaccine. To that list we hesitatingly add ...

Appendectomy or Antibiotics for Acute Appendicitis? Latest on the CODA Trial

Mar 9th, 2021 - This transcript has been edited for clarity. Robert D. Glatter, MD: Hi and welcome. I'm Dr Robert Glatter, medical advisor for Medscape Emergency Medicine. The well-established standard treatment for acute appendicitis is surgical appendectomy. I ...

Neutropenic Appendicitis Outcomes Better With Upfront Surgery Than Observation

Jan 29th, 2021 - (Reuters Health) - Children undergoing cancer treatment who develop neutropenic appendicitis may have lower complication rates and fewer disruptions to chemotherapy regimens with upfront surgery than with observation, a new study suggests. Researc...

Perforated Appendicitis in Kids More Common After COVID-19 Outbreak

Oct 13th, 2020 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The rates of perforated appendicitis in children in the New York City metropolitan region increased after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers report. "What I found most interesting was that even though w...

Antibiotics or Appendectomy? Both Good Options

Oct 7th, 2020 - Patients given antibiotics for appendicitis fared no worse in quality of life, at least in the short term, than did patients whose appendix was removed, according to a large, randomized, nonblinded, noninferiority study published online October 5 ...

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Patient Education  8 results see all →