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Analysis of the changed Alvarado Score within the identification of Acute Appendicitis: A Prospective Study

Correspondence to Author: Jessie EM Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, USA


Introduction: The most ofttimes encountered complaint, for a operating surgeon, that is associate emergency conjointly, is pain in abdomen. one in every of the most typical cause, among the assorted causes of abdominal pain, is acute appendicitis, and its conjointly the most typical reason behind acute surgical abdomen. The changed Alvarado Scoring System (MASS) that uses some clinical signs and symptoms is easy and simple thanks to diagnose acute rubor.

Methodology: Fifty patients of either gender and age > eighteen years that showed up with pain that was located within the space of right lower quadrant of the abdomen and provided written consent, over a amount of 1 year and 0.5 year from Gregorian calendar month 2018 to June 2019 were listed. changed Alvarado score was calculated for every of the patient and therefore the score was correlate with histopathological findings.

Results: within the gift study fifty patients that had conferred to the overall surgery department of Dhiraj Hospital with right bone fossa pain were enrolled. sixty six (n=33) were males whereas thirty fourth (n=17) were females.

Conclusion: It may be complete that changed Alvarado score aides surgeons in diagnosing of acute appendicitis and this helps in reducing the incidence of negative appendicectomies. Scores at each the extremes of scales has high sensitivity, also the sensitivity of high scores for males is high.


Alvarado score; Appendix; Appendicitis; Abdominal Lump.


Jessie EM, Analysis of the changed Alvarado Score within the identification of Acute Appendicitis: A Prospective Study. World Journal of Clinical Surgery 2021.

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  • Journal Name: World Journal of Clinical Surgery
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