Appendicitis

Pediatric Appendicitis Risk Calculator Shows Promising Accuracy Results

March 15, 2018

The researchers included sex, age, duration of pain, guarding, pain migration, maximal tenderness in the right-lower quadrant, and absolute neutrophil count in the final pARC model. The pARC showed near perfect calibration in the validation sample as well as a high degree of discrimination (area under the curve, 0.85).

Nonoperative Approach to Acute Appendicitis Evaluated in Children

February 21, 2017

Findings from review of uncomplicated appendicitis cases