Heart Rate Variability May Predict the Severity of Appendicitis: A Cross-Sectional Study

Ali Mohammad Bananzadeh; Abtin Vahidi; Sarvenaz Salahi; Ali Foroutan; Leila Ghahramani

Volume 10, Issue 2 , April 2022, , Pages 71-76

  Objective: To evaluate the role of heart rate variability (HRV) in predicting pre-operative severity of appendicitis. Methods: In this cross-sectional study, 171 cases of acute appendicitis who underwent appendectomy were enrolled. Pre-anesthetic pulse rate of included patients were documented while ...  Read More

Differences in the Clinical Course of Acute Appendicitis in Geriatric Patient Groups

Sadettin Er; Sabri Özden; Umut Fırat Turan; Egemen Özdemir; Barış Saylam; Mesut Tez

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2020, , Pages 224-228

  Objective: To compare the differences in the clinical course of acute appendicitis between early elderly (60-79 years) and late elderly patients (≥80 years). Method: The sample consisted of 177 patients aged over 60 that underwent surgery at the emergency service with the diagnosis of acute appendicitis ...  Read More

Diagnostic Accuracy of Abdominal Ultrasonography in Pediatric Acute Appendicitis

Alireza Pedram; Fatemeh Asadian; Naghmeh Roshan

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2019, , Pages 278-283

  Objective: To evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of ultrasonography in pediatric acute appendicitis.Methods: In this cross-sectional study, 230 children aged 5-15 years with the diagnosis of acute appendicitis were studied. This study included the evaluation of demographic indices, ultrasound findings ...  Read More

The Effect of Hyoscine on Pain, Tenderness, and Rebound Tenderness in Patients with Appendicitis: Quasi-Interventional Study

Alireza Esmaeili; Vahideh Salimi; Naser Mohammad Karimi; Majid Hajimaghsoudi; Mahmoud Vakili; Ehsan Zarepur

Volume 6, Issue 4 , October 2018, , Pages 300-305

   Objective: To evaluate the effect of hyoscine on pain and tenderness, rebound tenderness and appendicitis patients before surgery and this study can be considered as the first study investigated the efficacy of hyoscine on pain, tenderness, and rebound tenderness in patients with appendicitis.Methods: ...  Read More

Gangrenous Appendicitis: A Rare Presentation of Pericecal Hernia; Case Report and Review of the Literature

Shailesh Kumar; Priyadarshi Dikshit; Shubhendu Bhaduri; Swati Sattavan

Volume 3, Issue 4 , October 2015, , Pages 144-147

  Intra-abdominal Hernias are rare conditions usually secondary to congenital defects, with pericecal hernias accounting for a minority of them. They can be difficult to diagnose due to non-specific presentations but may lead to strangulation and thus require early management. We herein report a rare case ...  Read More

Accuracy of Surgeon’s Intraoperation Diagnosis of Acute Appendicitis, Compared with the Histopathology Results

Nima Pourhabibi Zarandi; Parisa Javidi Parsijani; Shahram Bolandparvaz; Shahram Paydar

Volume 2, Issue 1 , January 2014, , Pages 15-21

  Objective: To evaluate the accuracy of surgeons’ intraoperative diagnosis in open appendectomy and compare it with the histopathology examination results afterwards.Methods: This was a cross-sectional retrospective study accomplished in Namazee hospital affiliated with Shiraz University of Medical ...  Read More