Evaluation of the Appendicitis Inflammatory Response Score for Patients with Acute Appendicitis

Andersson, Roland
July 2012
World Journal of Surgery;Jul2012, Vol. 36 Issue 7, p1546
Academic Journal
The author discusses the validation study on appendicitis inflammatory response (AIR) score in the management of patients with acute appendicitis (AA). He states that the role of diagnostic techniques and clinical diagnosis was also examined. He mentions that the study used an algorithm based on routine imaging and the results revealed that the used of diagnostic imaging, 3.4% of appendicitis cases were neglected.


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