Have the evaluation and treatment of acute appendicitis changed with new technology?

@article{Wilcox1997HaveTE,
  title={Have the evaluation and treatment of acute appendicitis changed with new technology?},
  author={Robert T. Wilcox and Lawrence William Traverso},
  journal={The Surgical clinics of North America},
  year={1997},
  volume={77 6},
  pages={1355-70}
}
The evaluation and treatment of acute appendicitis remain essentially unchanged for the majority of individuals who present with this disease. Although advancements have been made in laboratory analysis as well as imaging via ultrasonography and CT, nothing can replace careful evaluation by an experienced surgeon. Appendicitis remains a diagnosis based primarily on history and physical examination, with further studies being useful adjuncts in atypical cases--more likely to occur in the very… CONTINUE READING

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