What is it about?
Preoperative diagnosis of the severity of acute appendicitis is difficult even with current high-quality imagings. The article analyzes its difficulty and shows which scoring system seems useful. The surgeon should combine several factors for evaluation and not rely too much on imaging.
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Why is it important?
The article is important to compare and evaluate current scoring systems.
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This page is a summary of: Usefulness of several factors and clinical scoring models in preoperative diagnosis of complicated appendicitis, PLoS ONE, July 2021, PLOS, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0255253.
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