ULUSAL TRAVMA VE ACIL CERRAHI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF TRAUMA & EMERGENCY SURGERY, vol.23, no.1, pp.29-33, 2017 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)
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ULUSAL TRAVMA VE ACIL CERRAHI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF TRAUMA & EMERGENCY SURGERY
Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
Alvarado, appendicitis, inflammation, Ohmann, COMPUTED-TOMOGRAPHY, SCORING SYSTEM, ULTRASONOGRAPHY, DECISION
BACKGROUND: Acute appendicitis is one of the most common causes of abdominal pain seen in surgical clinics. Although it can be easily diagnosed, the picture may be confusing, particularly in premenopausal women and the elderly. The present study is an evaluation of 2 of the current scoring systems with respect to accurate diagnosis of the disease and indication of inflammation severity.