Intra-abdominal pressure: A simple, yet reliable indicator for the diagnosis and prognosis of appendicitis

Introduction: Appendicitis is one of the more common surgical emergencies and it is one of the most common causes of an acute abdomen. Left untreated, appendicitis has the potential for severe complications. Despite initial optimism, it has become apparent that in most units the normal appendix rate...

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Main Authors: Raghuveer Reddy, Gurjit Singh
Format: Article
Published: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications 2014-01-01
Series:Medical Journal of Dr. D.Y. Patil University
Online Access:;year=2014;volume=7;issue=2;spage=166;epage=169;aulast=Reddy