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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
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2008
Review
2008
In recent years, there has been a rapid increase in the number of CT scans performed, both in the US and the UK, which has… 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
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
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  • 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
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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
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
The diagnosis of appendicitis is frequently difficult. We studied prospectively the diagnostic accuracy and clinical impact of… Expand
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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… Expand
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