Review of appendicectomies over a decade in a tertiary hospital in New Zealand.

@article{Burlet2017ReviewOA,
  title={Review of appendicectomies over a decade in a tertiary hospital in New Zealand.},
  author={Kirsten J de Burlet and Grant Crane and Ruth Cullinane and Peter Larsen and Elizabeth R Dennett},
  journal={ANZ journal of surgery},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND Acute appendicectomy is the most common emergency operation for patients with abdominal pain. In the last decade, computed tomography (CT) scans have increasingly been used to aid in the diagnosis in order to reduce the negative appendicectomy rate. The aim of this study was to evaluate our institution's negative appendicectomy rate and the use… CONTINUE READING