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(Appendicitis Acute) articles in PubMed
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  • Acute appendiceal abscess and atraumatic splenic rupture: A case of dual pathology. [Journal Article]
  • Int J Surg Case Rep 2016 Apr 13; 28:18-21IJ
  • Ananthavarathan P, Patel K, … Suggett N
  • CONCLUSIONS: Our case demonstrates how inadequately treated sepsis may predispose to an acute presentation of splenic rupture with associated haemorrhagic shock; which may initially be interpreted as septic shock. However, we demonstrate how insults such as sepsis and haemorrhagic shock may co-exist warranting careful consideration of possible dual pathologies in complex presentations which may be life-threatening.While the causal relationship between acute appendicitis and atraumatic spontaneous splenic rupture remains unclear, our case considers and highlights the importance of considering dual pathology in patients presenting in the acute setting.
  • [Treatment of acute appendicitis: Retrospective analysis]. [Journal Article]
  • Rozhl Chir 2016; 95(8):317-21RC
  • Menclová K, Traboulsi E, … Ryska M
  • CONCLUSIONS: In the modern era of available complementary examinations and a broad spectrum of antibiotics the conservative approach is favoured as a treatment of complicated appendicitis. Conservative treatment of uncomplicated appendicitis is an option, but not the method of choice. Routine elective appendectomy after successful conservative treatment is groundless. Laparoscopic appendectomy is associated with lower morbidity than open appendectomy. Despite the available tests and scoring systems the negative appendectomy rate remains high.
  • [Murphy's Law]. [Journal Article]
  • Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 2016; 160(0):D550NT
  • Heij HA, van Lieburg MJ
  • Non-surgical treatment of acute phlegmonous appendicitis has been receiving increasing attention in recent years, representing a reversal of policy. The appendectomy came into vogue at the beginning ...
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