Increased anatomic severity in appendicitis is associated with outcomes in a South African population.

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BACKGROUND Severity of emergency general surgery (EGS) diseases has not been standardized until recently. The American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST) proposed an anatomic severity grading system for EGS diseases to facilitate communication and quality comparisons between providers and hospitals. Previous work has demonstrated validity of the… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/TA.0000000000001422

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