The Amount of Comorbidities as a Single Parameter Has No Effect in Predicting the Outcome in Appendicitis Patients Older than 60 Years


Ibis C. , Albayrak D., Hatipoglu A. R. , Turan N.

SOUTHERN MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.103, no.3, pp.202-206, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 103 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/smj.0b013e3181ce0e20
  • Journal Name: SOUTHERN MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.202-206
  • Keywords: acute appendicitis, comorbidity, geriatrics, peritonitis index, MANNHEIM PERITONITIS-INDEX, SUSPECTED ACUTE APPENDICITIS, COMPUTED-TOMOGRAPHY, HELICAL CT, VALIDATION, SURGERY
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Background: Retrospective analysis of acute appendicitis patients older than 60 and statistical evaluation of the association between the accompanying illnesses, severity of peritonitis, morbidity, and mortality rates.