News tagged with appendicitis

New possibility to determine the severity of appendicitis

The symptoms of appendicitis are often diffuse and it can be difficult to obtain an accurate diagnosis early in the course of the disease. It may be possible to predict the severity from a blood sample, and in this way determine ...

Jun 21, 2010
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A urine test for appendicitis?

Appendicitis is the most common childhood surgical emergency, but the diagnosis can be challenging, especially in children, often leading to either unnecessary surgery in children without appendicitis, or ...

Jun 23, 2009
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