The accuracy rate of Alvarado score, ultrasonography, and computerized tomography scan in the diagnosis of acute appendicitis in our center


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Ozkan S. , Duman A. , DURUKAN P. , YILDIRIM A., Ozbakan O.

NIGERIAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PRACTICE, vol.17, no.4, pp.413-418, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 17 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.4103/1119-3077.134001
  • Title of Journal : NIGERIAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PRACTICE
  • Page Numbers: pp.413-418

Abstract

Objective: In this study, we aim to compare the relationship between the Alvarado score, ultrasonography, and multislice computerized tomography (CT) findings used for the diagnosis of the patients who presented to our emergency unit with clinical features suggestive of acute appendicitis.