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Study finds young women in UK face unnecessary surgery for suspected appendicitis

19:00 EST 3 Dec 2019 | AAAS

(Wiley) Appendicitis is the most common general surgical emergency worldwide, but its diagnosis remains challenging. A new BJS study examined whether existing risk prediction models can reliably identify which UK patients with a low risk of appendicitis presenting to hospitals with acute right abdominal pain have appendicitis.

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