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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
2012
Highly Cited
2012
The most important attribute of patient-centered care is the active engagement of patients when fateful health care decisions… Expand
Review
2010
Review
2010
BACKGROUND Laparoscopic surgery for acute appendicitis has been proposed to have advantages over conventional surgery… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
Review
2004
Review
2004
  • R. Andersson
  • The British journal of surgery
  • 2004
  • Corpus ID: 27580538
The importance of specific elements in the clinical diagnosis of appendicitis is controversial. This review analyses the… Expand
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
  • M. Samuel
  • Journal of pediatric surgery
  • 2002
  • Corpus ID: 10462254
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE Morbidity in children treated with appendicitis results either from late diagnosis or negative appendectomy. A… Expand
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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… Expand
Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Physiology of the Gastrointestinal Tract, Fifth Edition - winner of a 2013 Highly Commended BMA Medical Book Award for Internal… Expand
Review
1990
Review
1990
To describe the epidemiology of appendicitis and appendectomy in the United States, the authors analyzed National Hospital… Expand
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