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The feasibility of day case surgery (DCS) appendectomy for uncomplicated acute appendicitis (UCAA) was evaluated by the prospective AppendAmbu study (NCT01839435). The aim of this study was to evaluate the real-life feasibility of DCS for UCAA.
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Name: Journal of the American College of Surgeons
Acute appendicitis (AA) has been considered one of the most common acute surgical conditions in the world. Recent studies, however, have suggested that non-operative management (NOM) with a course of ...
Perforating appendicitis and abscess-forming appendicitis may cause septic disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC). However, non-perforating acute appendicitis with septic DIC is extremely rare.
To analyze the current status of diagnosis and management of acute appendicitis (AA) in China.
Endometriosis of the appendix is an uncommon mimicker of acute appendicitis which makes for a diagnostic dilemma.
BACKGROUND Left-sided acute appendicitis, although well described in the literature, is still an easily missed diagnosis. Midgut malrotation and situs inversus are 2 known leading conditions that cont...
Patients undergoing open appendectomy for acute appendicitis were enrolled in a randomized prospective study.
Appendicectomy has been the treatment of acute appendicitis for over a hundred years. Appendicectomy, however, includes operative and postoperative risks despite being a "routine" operatio...
Acute appendicitis (AA) is the most common condition requiring emergency surgery in children. At a network of institutions nationwide, a tool called the pediatric appendicitis risk calcula...
This study is designed to determine the safety and efficacy of non-operative antibiotic management of clinically diagnosed acute uncomplicated appendicitis in children. Enrolled patients w...
This multicenter, prospective randomized controlled study is designed to applicate perioperative Enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) management for children with acute appendicitis, the...
Acute inflammation of the APPENDIX. Acute appendicitis is classified as simple, gangrenous, or perforated.
Management control systems for structuring health care delivery strategies around case types, as in DRGs, or specific clinical services.
The commission charged with evaluating issues and factors which affect the implementation of the PROSPECTIVE PAYMENT SYSTEM.
A system for classifying patient care by relating common characteristics such as diagnosis, treatment, and age to an expected consumption of hospital resources and length of stay. Its purpose is to provide a framework for specifying case mix and to reduce hospital costs and reimbursements and it forms the cornerstone of the prospective payment system.
The period of care beginning when the patient is removed from surgery and aimed at meeting the patient's psychological and physical needs directly after surgery. (From Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)
Surgery is a technology consisting of a physical intervention on tissues. All forms of surgery are considered invasive procedures; so-called "noninvasive surgery" usually refers to an excision that does not penetrate the structure being exci...