Subscribe

Model of van den Bogaard et al for Predicting Risk of Appendiceal Perforation in a Pediatric Patient with Appendicitis

Specialty:

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

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

van den Bogaard et al reported a model for predicting how likely appendiceal rupture is in a pediatric patient with acute appendicitis. This can help to identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from Spaarne Hospital, Alkmaar Medical Centerand Regional Public Health Laboratory Kennemerland in the Netherlands.

To read more or access our algorithms and calculators, please log in or register.

RECENT TWEETS

medal descover
medal iphone