Appendicitis

Known as: Appendizitis, Acute Appendicitis, Appendicite 
Acute inflammation of the APPENDIX. Acute appendicitis is classified as simple, gangrenous, or perforated.
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
The clinical diagnosis of appendicitis is a subjective synthesis of information from variables with ill-defined diagnostic value… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
PURPOSE To perform a meta-analysis to evaluate the diagnostic performance of ultrasonography (US) and computed tomography (CT… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Covalent modification of histones has an important role in regulating chromatin dynamics and transcription. Whereas most covalent… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
PURPOSE To retrospectively assess the diagnostic performance of magnetic resonance (MR) imaging in pregnant patients suspected of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Neutrophils engulf and kill bacteria when their antimicrobial granules fuse with the phagosome. Here, we describe that, upon… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE Morbidity in children treated with appendicitis results either from late diagnosis or negative appendectomy. A… (More)
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Acute appendicitis is a common clinical problem. Accurate and prompt diagnosis is essential to minimize morbidity. While the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
PURPOSE To evaluate a focused, helical computed tomographic (CT) technique for imaging the appendix in patients suspected of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Between 1.7. 1988-31. 12. 1989 in 18 surgical departments of the former GDR 6, 266 patients suffering from "appendicitis" were… (More)
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
In an analysis of the first 72 cases treated after the formulation of the appendicitis syndrome in 1886 compared with the… (More)
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