Appendicitis

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Appendicitis

Diagnosis and treatment of acute appendicitis: 2020 update of the WSES Jerusalem guidelines
World journal of emergency surgery : WJES, 15(1), 27

Di Saverio, S., Podda, M., De Simone, B., Ceresoli, M., Augustin, G., Gori, A., Boermeester, M., Sartelli, M., Coccolini, F., Tarasconi, A., De’ Angelis, N., Weber, D. G., Tolonen, M., Birindelli, A., Biffl, W., Moore, E. E., Kelly, M., Soreide, K., Kashuk, J., Ten Broek, R., … Catena, F. (2020).

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2 days versus 5 days of postoperative antibiotics for complex appendicitis: a pragmatic, open-label, multicentre, non-inferiority randomised trial
Lancet (London, England), 401(10374), 366–376

de Wijkerslooth, E. M. L., Boerma, E. G., van Rossem, C. C., van Rosmalen, J., Baeten, C. I. M., Beverdam, F. H., Bosmans, J. W. A. M., Consten, E. C. J., Dekker, J. W. T., Emous, M., van Geloven, A. A. W., Gijsen, A. F., Heijnen, L. A., Jairam, A. P., Melles, D. C., van der Ploeg, A. P. T., Steenvoorde, P., Toorenvliet, B. R., Vermaas, M., Wiering, B., APPIC Study Group (2023)

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Management for Acute Uncomplicated Appendicitis During Pregnancy: National Trends and Patient Outcomes
Annals of surgery, 278(6), 932–936

Cheng, V., Ashbrook, M., Youssefzadeh, A. C., Kohrman, N., Matsuo, K., Inaba, K., & Matsushima, K. (2023).

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FREE Medical calculator for the ALVARADO score for acute appendicitis:

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Antibiotics alone versus appendectomy to treat uncomplicated acute appendicitis in adults: what do meta-analyses say?

Rocha LL, Rossi FM, Pessoa CM, Campos FN, Pires CE, Steinman M. World J Emerg Surg. 2015 Oct 31;10:51. doi:10.1186/s13017-015-0046-1. eCollection 2015. Review. PubMed PMID: 26526329; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4628279.

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Acute appendicitis: modern understanding of pathogenesis, diagnosis, and management.

Bhangu A, Søreide K, Di Saverio S, Assarsson JH, Drake FT. Lancet. 2015 Sep 26;386(10000):1278-87. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(15)00275-5. Review. PubMed PMID: 26460662.

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Accuracy of White Blood Cell Count and C-reactive Protein Levels Related to Duration of Symptoms in Patients Suspected of Acute Appendicitis.

Atema JJ, Gans SL, Beenen LF, Toorenvliet BR, Laurell H, Stoker J, Boermeester MA. Acad Emerg Med.2015 Sep;22(9):1015-24. doi: 10.1111/acem.12746. Epub 2015 Aug 20. PubMed PMID: 26291309.

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Prospective comparison of the Alvarado score and CT scan in the evaluation of suspected appendicitis: a proposed algorithm to guide CT use

Tan WJ, Acharyya S, Goh YC, Chan WH, Wong WK, Ooi LL, Ong HS. J Am Coll Surg. 2015 Feb;220(2):218-24.doi:10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2014.10.010. Epub 2014 Oct 25.PubMed PMID: 25488354.

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Antibiotic Therapy vs Appendectomy for Treatment of Uncomplicated Acute Appendicitis: The APPAC Randomized Clinical Trial

Salminen P, Paajanen H, Rautio T, Nordström P, Aarnio M, Rantanen T, Tuominen R, Hurme S, Virtanen J, Mecklin JP, Sand J, Jartti A, Rinta-Kiikka I, Grönroos JM. JAMA. 2015 Jun 16;313(23):2340-8. doi: 10.1001/jama.2015.6154. PubMed PMID: 26080338.

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Laparoscopic appendicectomy in obese is associated with improvements in clinical outcome: systematic review.

Dasari BV, Baker J, Markar S, Gardiner K. Int J Surg. 2015 Jan;13:250-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ijsu.2014.11.052. Epub 2014 Dec 9. Review. PubMed PMID: 25498498.

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A comparison of the accuracy of ultrasound and computed tomography in common diagnoses causing acute abdominal pain

van Randen A, Laméris W, van Es HW, van Heesewijk HP, van Ramshorst B, Ten Hove W, Bouma WH, van Leeuwen MS, van Keulen EM, Bossuyt PM, Stoker J, Boermeester MA; OPTIMA Study Group. Eur Radiol. 2011 Jul;21(7):1535-45. doi: 10.1007/s00330-011-2087-5. Epub 2011 Mar 2. PubMed PMID: 21365197; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3101356.

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Single incision versus conventional multiport laparoscopic appendectomy: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

Zhou H, Jin K, Zhang J, Wang W, Sun Y, Ruan C, Hu Z. Dig Surg. 2014;31(4-5):384-91. doi: 10.1159/000369217. Epub 2014 Dec 24. Review. PubMed PMID: 25547093.

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