Do not rush into operating and just observe actively if you are not sure about the diagnosis of appendicitis

ÇAVUŞOĞLU Y. H. , Erdogan D., Karaman A., Aslan M. K. , Karaman I., Tuetuen O. C.

PEDIATRIC SURGERY INTERNATIONAL, cilt.25, sa.3, ss.277-282, 2009 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 25 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2009
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/s00383-009-2331-0
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.277-282


The aim of this study was to determine whether the admission and active observation of children where the diagnosis of acute appendicitis is uncertain is a safe and effective way to improve the diagnostic accuracy of appendicitis and safely reduce the incidence of negative laparotomies without increasing complications.