Objective: To compare the sensitivity and specificity of the Alvarado score for the de Alvarado como recurso clínico para el diagnóstico de la apendicitis aguda. de escalas diagnósticas de apendicitis aguda: Alvarado, RIPASA y AIR and has better accuracy for the diagnosis of acute appendicitis. Introducción: la apendicitis aguda constituye la primera causa de Los mejores valores diagnósticos de la enfermedad para la escala fueron aquellos con.

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Some features of this site may not work without it. Excess weight and obesity. Si continua navegando, consideramos que acepta su uso. The distribution of AA cases was similar to other reports, predominantly affecting patients between the second and fourth decades of life. The RIPASA system has 18 variables divided into 4 groups data, signs, symptoms and laboratory studies giving them a value of 0.

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Included for study were all cases treated with urgent appendectomy that had pathology apendiditis. One billion dollars are spent each year on negative appendectomies, 4,5 so high rates of negative appendectomies are no longer acceptable. Pata Med J, 52pp. High negative appendectomy rates are no longer acceptable.

Vera aPedro M. Different scoring systems have been created to increase diagnostic accuracy, and they are inexpensive, noninvasive, and easy to use and reproduce. The body mass index is calculated by dividing weight in kilos by height squared in meters.

Patients with abdominal pain syndrome dr of acute appendicitis and submitted to surgical intervention were included; the Alvarado and RIPASA scores were simultaneously applied. The average time that elapsed from the initial assessment by the surgeon until the surgical resolution paar 8. The study was approved by the hospital’s Ethics Committee.


Cir Gen, 34pp. Distribution of the Variables of the Patients Included. In the case of our study, the positive LR was 3. From This Paper Figures, tables, and topics from this paper. The Alvarado score published in is afuda assessment chart Table 1whose sum gives a maximum of 10 points with a higher probability that the patient has AA.

A practical score for the early diagnosis of acute appendicitis. Application of alvarado scoring system in diagnosis of acute appendicitis. The variability of figures observed between the studies may also be secondary to an effect of the population from which the sample was extracted.

Has misdiagnosis of appendicitis decreased over time? Within the studies comparing both systems Table 4Chong et al. Rev Hosp Juarez Mex, 76pp. JAMA,pp. Resultados Se incluyeron pacientes. In the handling of the data, confidentiality was maintained and patient anonymity was respected. Cancer risks attributable to low doses of ionizing radiation: One of the researchers was responsible for coding patient data, using numbers instead of names.

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There were no deaths during the present study. It should be mentioned that axial tomography is not a study that is routinely requested at our hospital critefios cases of suspected AA. Results One hundred patients were included.

In all patients, complete analysis and urinalysis were requested; abdominal ultrasound was requested in 21 patients, in addition to abdominal X-rays, agguda in 66 patients only abdominal X-rays were requested, since the probable diagnosis of AA was basically clinical as was the decision to carry out the surgical intervention.


The higher the score obtained, the greater the probability that the patient has AA.


The intraoperative findings for each of apendivitis patients were recorded, and the diagnosis of AA was confirmed with the pathology study of the excised appendix. The LR is a good parameter to decide when a diagnostic test should be performed.

With these data, ROC curves were generated to compare both scores. The anatomopathological diagnosis constituted the Standard Gold in this study. The authors have no conflict of interests to declare related with this research. J Clin Diagn Res, 8pp. Prospective evaluation of the ability of clinical scoring systems and physician-determined likelihood of appendicitis to obviate the need for CT.

Prospective, longitudinal, analytical, comparative and observational study. The clinical and economic correlates of misdiagnosed appendicitis nationwide analysis. The Alvarado system includes 3 symptoms, 3 physical signs and 2 laboratory parameters; each variable is assigned a value of 1 or 2 points.

A comparison with the modified Alvarado score. Distribution of the Variables of the Patients Included. One hundred patients were included. By clicking accept or continuing to use the site, you agree to the terms outlined in our Privacy PolicyTerms of Serviceand Dataset Augda.