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ALLMedicine™ Appendicitis Center

Research & Reviews  3,225 results

Sarcomatoid Carcinoma of the Ascending Colon: A Case Report and Literature Review.
The American Journal of Case Reports; Naser ZJ, Morrissey S

Oct 1st, 2022 - BACKGROUND Sarcomatoid carcinoma is a rare tumor that can occur in different organs and anatomical locations. Colonic sarcomatoid carcinoma, also known as carcinosarcoma, is an extremely rare tumor, with only 32 cases reported world-wide. The path...

Comparison of RIPASA and ALVARADO scores for risk assessment of acute appendicitis: A s...
PloS One; Favara G, Maugeri A et. al.

Oct 1st, 2022 - In the last decades, several clinical scores have been developed and currently used to improve the diagnosis and risk management of patients with suspected acute appendicitis (AA). However, some of them exhibited different values of sensitivity an...

Appendicoliths, the little giants: A narrative review.
Radiography (London, England : 1995); Babington EA

Oct 1st, 2022 - This narrative review aims to collate the data in the existing literature on appendicoliths, by reviewing the available information on appendicoliths that have been previously reported in 24 publications, and providing the information in one artic...

Effects of changes in skeletal muscle mass on the prognosis of pediatric malignant soli...
Pediatric Surgery International; Omori A, Kawakubo N et. al.

Sep 29th, 2022 - This study aims to clarify the relationship between changes in skeletal muscle mass during treatment and prognosis of pediatric malignant solid tumors. Patients with pediatric malignant solid tumors who were treated at Kyushu University Hospital f...

The endoscopic retrograde appendicitis therapy in the treatment of appendiceal abscess:...
European Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology; Wu R, Fu M et. al.

Sep 29th, 2022 - The endoscopic retrograde appendicitis therapy in the treatment of appendiceal abscess: a preliminary exploration.|2022|Wu R,Fu M,Fan WT,Tao YW,Fan ZN,|therapy,diagnostic imaging,surgery,

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Guidelines  8 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...

Clinical differentiation of acute appendicitis and right colonic diverticulitis: A case-control study
The World Journal of Clinical Cases; Sasaki Y, Komatsu F et. al.

Jun 26th, 2019 - Acute right colonic diverticulitis (ARCD) is an important differential diagnosis of acute appendicitis (AA) in Asian countries because of the unusually high prevalence of right colonic diverticula. Due to qualitative improvement and the high penet...

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...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  298 results

Sugammadex vs Neostigmine Reversal in Pediatric Appendectomy

Sep 16th, 2022 - Patients presenting to the operating room for laparoscopic appendectomy with a diagnosis of acute appendicitis require rapid sequence induction (RSI) due to significant vomiting and concern for increased gastric content. For this reason, succinylc...

The Commonest Medical, Surgical, and Oncological Causes of Acute Abdomen in Adults With COVID-19. A Prospective Observational Study.

Sep 7th, 2022 - Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that can cause mild to severe respiratory infections. 2019-nCoV is a novel coronavirus that was discovered in Wuhan, China. Since its discovery in humans in late 2019, it has had a global, rapid spread. ...

Use of Antibiotic Irrigation to Decrease Wound Infections in Pediatric Perforated Appendicitis

Sep 1st, 2022 - This study is for pediatric patients who are having an appendectomy and have a perforated appendix. The purpose of this study is to see whether antibiotic irrigation using gentamicin, clindamycin and suction during the surgery works better when co...

Restricted or Liberal Antibiotics After Appendectomy

Sep 1st, 2022 - The purpose of this study is to see if decreasing the amount of antibiotics after appendicitis surgery can decrease the risk of adverse effects associated with antibiotics while at the same time ensuring participant safety.

The Management of Perforated Acute Appendicitis in Adult and Pediatric Populations

Aug 24th, 2022 - Patients admitted at Marshall Health - Cabell Huntington Hospital with the diagnosis of acute perforated appendicitis or appendicular abscess larger than 3cm will be admitted and treated with percutaneous drainage and the IV antibiotics for 3 days...

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News  325 results

A Tale of Two Colonoscopies (and Ryan Reynolds' Butt)

Oct 5th, 2022 - Nine years ago, my Uncle Donny got appendicitis. He asked me to be his medical advocate. "There's something else," the surgeon told my uncle before the operation. "We saw a mass on your abdominal CT. I hate to scare you…but it looks like colon can...

What Separates ICI-Induced Appendicitis From Appendicitis

Sep 19th, 2022 - The study was published on researchsquare.com as a preprint and has not yet been peer reviewed. Key Takeaways Appendicitis induced by immune-checkpoint inhibitors (ICIs) presents in a manner similar to that of conventional appendicitis, and compli...

Your Focus Is Under Attack and It's Not Your Fault

Sep 8th, 2022 - I'm reading a fascinating book right now — Stolen Focus by Johann Hari — about our societal attentional crisis. My own need to read this book is underlined by the fact that I have now had to renew it three times because of my own difficulty focusi...

Is Surgery the Only Safe Option for Acute Uncomplicated Appendicitis?

Aug 3rd, 2022 - For decades, surgical appendectomy has been the standard treatment for acute appendicitis. But nonoperative management with antibiotics is an option for some patients. For acute, uncomplicated appendicitis, a new meta-analysis reports, nonoperativ...

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Patient Education  16 results see all →