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Intraoperative Appendicitis Severity Score (IASS) of Kell et al

Specialty:

Gastroenterology
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
General Surgery & Anesthesiology

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

Kell et al evaluated an intraoperative inflammation score used by the surgeon to describe the severity of appendicits seen during surgery. This can help to identify a patient who is more likely to have complications. The authors are from Cook University Hospital in Ireland.

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