Objective: To compare the sensitivity and specificity of the Alvarado score for the de Alvarado como recurso clínico para el diagnóstico de la apendicitis aguda. de escalas diagnósticas de apendicitis aguda: Alvarado, RIPASA y AIR and has better accuracy for the diagnosis of acute appendicitis. Introducción: la apendicitis aguda constituye la primera causa de Los mejores valores diagnósticos de la enfermedad para la escala fueron aquellos con.

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Are negative appendectomies still acceptable?. J Clin Diagn Res, 8pp. The average time between the onset of symptoms and the first medical assessment was A practical score for the early diagnosis of acute appendicitis.

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Singapore Med J, 51pp. The pathology report was obtained and the efficacy of both scores for the diagnosis of acute appendicitis was compared. A new adult appendicitis score qlvarado diagnostic accuracy of acute appendicitis – a prospective study Henna E.

Rev Hosp Juarez Mex, 76pp. In conclusion, the RIPASA score presents greater accuracy and reliability as a diagnostic test compared to the Alvarado score and is helpful in making appropriate therapeutic decisions.

The mean body mass index was One hundred patients were included. From This Paper Figures, tables, and topics from this paper. The study was approved by the hospital’s Ethics Committee. The anatomopathological diagnosis constituted the Standard Gold in this study.


Introduction In order to avoid delay in the diagnosis of acute appendicitis and reduce the margin of error, the use of scales has been used.

The further away from 1, the better the test is to differentiate between sick and healthy subjects. In contrast, Nanjundaiah et al. Continuing navigation will be considered as acceptance of this use. Mean patient age was Excess weight and obesity. Rawal Med J, 38pp.

Edematous appendicitis was observed in 2 cases, phlegmonous appendicitis in 30 patients, necrotic appendicitis in 21, and perforated appendicitis in 33 cases. A descriptive statistical analysis of the demographic data of the population was completed, as well as the analysis of diagnostic tests, using the pathology report as a gold standard sensitivity, specificity, positive predictive value [PPV], negative predictive value [NPV].

There were no deaths during the present study. Are you a health professional able to prescribe or dispense drugs?

Contact Us Send Feedback. Our research assessed the utility of such scales alvraado the population of the eastern region of the country, and greater sensitivity and specificity were found with the RIPASA score. Afterwards, we ccriterios the likelihood ratio. It is still a difficult diagnosis to make, especially in young persons, the elderly, and in reproductive-age women, in whom a series of inflammatory conditions can have signs and symptoms similar to those of acute appendicitis.


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The average time between the onset of the symptoms and the first medical assessment was It should be mentioned that axial tomography is not a study that is routinely requested at our hospital in cases of suspected AA.

Singapore Med J, 52pp. Arch Surg,pp. With ctiterios data, ROC curves were generated to compare both scores. Ann Emerg Med, 64pp.


The clinical and economic correlates of misdiagnosed appendicitis nationwide analysis. Leukocytosis higher than 10 Cancer risks attributable to low doses of ionizing radiation: In order to avoid delayed diagnosis, to reduce the margin of error and to identify patients requiring emergency surgery or patients without AA, the application of a scoring scale would be very useful. More than one patient presented more than one comorbidity.

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