publication . Article . 2016


Venkata Anantha Lakshmi Manabala; Krishna Mohan Narayanrao;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jun 2016 Journal: Journal of Evidence Based Medicine and Healthcare, volume 3, pages 2,694-2,698 (issn: 2349-2562, eissn: 2349-2570, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Level Up Business Center
INTRODUCTION Acute Appendicitis is the commonest abdominal surgical emergency in young adults all over the world. In early 1900s, Ochsner in Chicago and Sherren at the London Hospital were both advocates of conservative treatment in late cases. Appendicular perforation is a serious complication in view of the ensuing peritonitis with the consequent sequelae and morbidity. AIM To study the incidence, morbidity and sequelae of appendicular perforation. MATERIALS & METHODS This is a prospective study done in our hospital where 110 cases of peritonitis due to appendicular perforation were selected for our study. All the cases where peritonitis was due to appendicula...
free text keywords: Clinical study, Tertiary care hospital, Surgery, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Emergency medicine, business.industry, business, Appendicular Perforation, Incidence, Morbidity, Sequelae., General works, R5-130.5
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