The management of acute appendicitis in liver transplant patients: How effective is the Alvarado score?


İNCE V. , BARUT B. , ÖZDEMİR F., ERSAN V. , KUTLUTÜRK K. , Gonultas F., ...Daha Fazla

NORTHERN CLINICS OF ISTANBUL, cilt.4, ss.262-266, 2017 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 4 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2017
  • Doi Numarası: 10.14744/nci.2017.24381
  • Dergi Adı: NORTHERN CLINICS OF ISTANBUL
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.262-266

Özet

OBJECTIVE: The incidence of acute appendicitis after liver transplantation (LT) is extremely low, reported to be 0.09% to 0.49%, but the efficacy of the Alvarado score in this patient group has not been studied. This study was an investigation of the clinical management of patients who developed acute appendicitis after LT and the usefulness of the Alvarado score in the diagnosis.