Acute Appendicitis

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Jordin Sparks In The Hospital Because of Acute Appendicitis  -  ‎Nov 21, 2009‎
Fashion.ieJordin Sparks, who was hospitalized because of acute appendicitis, thanked her fans for their thoughts & prayers as she dished that she is feeling a little ...

'New Moon' Midnight Showings, Jordin's Appendicitis & Justin Bieber's Crush ...  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
MTV.comThe "American Idol" songstress spread the word today via her Twitter that she, "Was struck w/ acute appendicitis...took out that appendix last night. ...

Research gains at risk  -  ‎Nov 13, 2009‎
Washington Times...provide more targeted therapy and often eliminate the need for exploratory surgery. c Acute appendicitis, a routine disease but a medical emergency, ...

The widow lives in Long Pond: Monroe County family finds deadly spider on porch  -  ‎Nov 21, 2009‎
Pocono RecordIn fact, 75 years ago, victims were commonly thought to have acute appendicitis. There is also profuse sweating, swollen eyelids, delirium and difficulty ...

C-Reactive protein is an independent surgical indication marker for ...  -  ‎Oct 31, 2009‎
7thSpace Interactive (press release)Multivariate analysis indicated only the CRP level to be a surgical indication marker for acute appendicitis. The receiver-operating characteristic (ROC) ...

Body pains that may turn fatal  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
Times of IndiaApart from this, pain in the abdomen can range from serious ailments such as acute appendicitis or less threatening conditions such as heartburn, reflux, ...

Tim Grobaty: From Long Beach, they marched to end wars  -  ‎Nov 10, 2009‎
Long Beach Press-TelegramEdward Duncan: Was an aviation mechanic at Rockwell Field in Coronado. On Aug. 24, 1918 he was taken ill with acute appendicitis and died at Fort Rosecrans ...

400 doctors meet to share examples of miracles  -  ‎Nov 15, 2009‎
Oregon Faith Report...area and the retroperitoneal necrotizing fascitis due to perforated acute appendicitis, with scientific and medical data confirming the healing cases. ...

A half makes a whole in Hollywood  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
t5mIn fact, I ended up visiting friends in Playa Del Rey whose little boy had been rushed to hospital with acute appendicitis. Fortunately he's better now but ...

Datsyuk, Zetterberg score in SO, Wings snap Sharks' 6-game wining streak  -  ‎Nov 5, 2009‎
Gaea TimesLidstrom and Datsyuk were on the ice Friday, but Jonathan Ericsson was not just days following surgery for acute appendicitis. Please enable javascript and ...

Two can play at that game, Harry...  -  ‎Nov 2, 2009‎
Daily MailIt turned out that the great-nephew of National Trust legend James Lees-Milne was suffering from acute appendicitis, and he was led away by a colleague - in ...

Cancelled Bieber Signing Sparks Chaos  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
Gaea TimesGuy Sebastian on Sunday (22Nov09), but was forced to scrap her appearance she was hospitalised with acute appendicitis on Wednesday night (18Nov09). ...

AspenBio Pharma, Inc. - Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare - Deals and Alliances Profile  -  ‎Nov 15, 2009‎ (Pressemitteilung)AppyScore measures the abundance of MRP 8/14, an inflammation biomarker, which AspenBio has identified to be elevated in acute appendicitis and demonstrates ...

Caecal diverticulitis presenting as acute appendicitis: a case report  -  ‎Jul 31, 2009‎
7thSpace Interactive (press release)Caecal diverticulitis is an infrequent cause of acute abdomen and usually presents in a manner similar to acute appendicitis. It is extremely difficult to

TICKED OFF! @ garbage collectors, bad apples  -  ‎Aug 12, 2009‎
Orlando SentinelI was treated in the emergency room for acute appendicitis and was sent to surgery right away. Each nurse and doctor was great, and I would like to thank

An Unforgettable Salmonella Illness  -  ‎Aug 7, 2009‎
Food Poison Journal...having become concerned at the intensity of the sub-umbilical pain that “spread across [Ron's] entire abdomen,? which suggested acute appendicitis.

Extreme FDA Calendar Trades: 20 Stocks Under $5  -  ‎Jul 21, 2009‎ (press release)It is an in vitro diagnostic device that is intended to be used as an adjunctive tool for the diagnosis of acute appendicitis in conjunction with additional

Why You Are Not Stupid If You Don't Understand Health Care Reform  -  ‎Jul 23, 2009‎
Huffington PostDoubled over in pain, you stagger into the emergency room and are diagnosed with acute appendicitis. A surgeon leans over your stretcher: Surgeon: Either I

Docs not with Anthem stun patients with extra bill  -  ‎Jul 27, 2009‎
Gary Post TribuneValparaiso University music professor Linda Ferguson said she went to Porter's ER around 2 am on March 17 for acute appendicitis, had surgery and was

The Bradman tribute that stands the test of time  -  ‎Jul 24, 2009‎
UK ExpressThen suddenly he was at the centre of a health scare after being diagnosed with acute appendicitis, followed by peritonitis. He underwent a four-hour

Primary ovarian leiomyoma associated with endometriotic cyst ...  -  ‎Jul 30, 2009‎
7thSpace Interactive (press release)Ovarian leiomyoma is a rare benign tumor that accounts for 0.5 to 1% of all benign ovarian tumors. It probably arises from smooth muscle cells in the

Large tender abdominal aortic aneurysm presented with concomitant ...  -  Jan 30, 2009
7thSpace Interactive (press release),In this case report, we describe an unusual presentation of a large tender aneurysm with concomitant Acute Appendicitis where both needed an urgent surgical

Perforation of Meckel's diverticulum caused by a chicken bone: a ...  -  Feb 3, 2009
7thSpace Interactive (press release),Patients with perforation of Meckel's diverticulum may present with right iliac fossa pain, which mimics acute appendicitis.Case presentationA 17-year-old

Treating appendicitis by laparoscopic surgery may not be worth the ...  -  Feb 4, 2009,..."open" appendectomy may be preferable to a less-invasive laparoscopic appendectomy for the majority of patients with acute appendicitis, contrary to

AspenBio Pharma Reports Preliminary Results of AppyScore(TM ...  -  Jan 20, 2009
CNNMoney.comOf this total 168 (28.7%) had pathology confirmed acute appendicitis. In addition, there were a total of 168 appendectomies (appendix removal surgeries) of

Preparing yourself for Surgery  -  Jan 10, 2009
DailyNewsOnline,In the UK for that matter, the most common emergency surgery is for acute appendicitis; 6% of the population will have the operation.

Surgeon hones scar-free operation technique  -  Jan 23, 2009
Yale Daily News,Finally one said yes: a 20-year-old female affected with acute appendicitis. Having performed the surgery once, Roberts said he looks forward to telling

Mandy Patinkin in Concert in London  -  Jan 10, 2009
Jewish Theatre,Patinkin reveals that Toth has only been with the show for a matter of days, for the unfortunate Ford was rushed into hospital with acute appendicitis a few

Successful laparoscopic management of concomitant ectopic ...  -  Dec 22, 2008
7thSpace Interactive (press release),The association of concurrent acute appendicitis with ectopic pregnancy is also very rare. From 1960 till 2008 only 23 such cases of ectopic pregnancy with

Enterobius Vermicularis infection of the appendix as a cause of ...  -  Dec 6, 2008
7thSpace Interactive (press release),The simple presence of E. vermicularis in the appendix usually produces symptoms of acute appendicitis. The association of this parasitic infestation with

What is clinical character of Fitz-Hugh-Curtis syndrome?  -  Dec 24, 2008
HULIQ,The first impression at the time of visit was acute cholecystitis or cholangitis in 10 patients and acute appendicitis or a pelvic inflammatory disease in 8

Leaders & Success  -  Dec 22, 2008
Investor's Business Daily (subscription)When his act reached Detroit, he checked into a hospital with acute appendicitis. He died of peritonitis, or severe swelling of the abdomen's lining,

Ask the doctor: What can I do about my chronic coughing?  -  Dec 15, 2008
Daily Mail,Obviously if a patient has a specific problem - acute appendicitis, say - they need to see a specialist (a surgeon in this case).

‘I had to hitchhike to get hitched!’  -  Jul 3, 2008
WalesOnline,Her husband’s grandfather, Malcolm Smith, died two weeks before the wedding, and her chief bridesmaid, Lauren Crump, was struck down with acute appendicitis

What Will It Take to Defeat the War?  -  Jul 17, 2008
Arkansas Indymedia,...“This kind of attitude is about as effective as it for doctors to treat the high fever in acute appendicitis by putting the patient in an ice-box.

Life of service  -  Jul 11, 2008
Thanh Nien Daily,Twenty years ago a fisherman was admitted to the medical center on Phu Quy Island with acute appendicitis. He had been fishing in the high seas and suffered

Heterotopic gastric tissue simulating acute appendicitis  -  21 May 2008
HULIQ (press release),The tissue was located in an anatomic position such that the inflammation simulated signs and symptoms of acute appendicitis. A patient arrived in the

Ultrasound First, Not CT, for Diagnosing Suspected Acute Appendicitis  -  May 7, 2008
Newswise (press release)Newswise — Color Doppler ultrasound, not CT, should be the first imaging examination for adult patients with suspected acute appendicitis, a new study

Ultrasound before CT in appendicitis diagnosis: Study  -  May 8, 2008,Medical personnel should use ultrasound rather than CT scans in patients with suspected acute appendicitis, a new study suggests.

AspenBio Pharma Advances AppyScore Towards Clinical Trials With ...  -  Apr 24, 2008
FOXBusinessThis is an in vitro diagnostic device that is intended to aid in the assessment and evaluation of patients with abdominal pain to exclude acute appendicitis

AspenBio Pharma to Present at the Rodman & Renshaw 5th Annual ...  -  May 12, 2008 human diagnostic tests designed to rapidly help diagnose or rule out acute appendicitis in patients complaining of abdominal pain.

Paging Dr. Killmore  -  May 11, 2008
St. John's Telegram,If a person admitted to hospital with acute appendicitis undergoes surgery, and then dies later of a secondary infection, one can hardly blame the

Pumpkin Center Charlie's Girl: Try to plan for that...  -  May 16, 2008
Nodaway News Leader,Yes, Matt was suffering from acute appendicitis and the surgery would occur just as soon as the operating room opened up. No perforations yet, but the

Breastfed children have higher IQs, say scientists  -  May 5, 2008
Scotsman,Breastfeeding may also provide protection against multiple sclerosis, acute appendicitis and tonsillectomy for children as well as rheumatoid arthritis for

Hospital review apt in costly times  -  May 1, 2008
Malaysia Star,After examining her, the doctor told her that she has to be immediately admitted for surgery for acute appendicitis. Not knowing what to do, she called her

Halladay holding up under heavy load  -  Apr 24, 2008
MLB.comOn Toronto's staff, that pitcher is Halladay, who turned in 225 1/3 innings last year, despite missing three weeks in May with acute appendicitis.

Contact 5 Investigates: ER Wait Times  -  May 1, 2008
WPTV,Doctors diagnosed her with severe acute appendicitis and Goldner says she was prepped for emergency surgery. "It angers me---somebody like me who really was

A-Rod's Delivery Room Blackout  -  May 7, 2008
Mom Logic,..."Another colleague had a dad get diagnosed with acute appendicitis during his wife's labor after he was vomiting and writhing around in the labor room for

Ill Sutton boy dies from a 'number of complications'  -  Mar 10, 2008
Mansfield Chad,A post-mortem investigation revealed he died from acute pulmonary breathing complications, acute appendicitis with mild cerocytis and cerebral palsy.

Surgical Team Performs Emergency Surgery  -  Mar 19, 2008
Military.comWhen initial lab work aboard Philippine Sea indicated acute appendicitis, the ship's hospital corpsman called Nassau for assistance.

Liver Cancer – Signs and Symptoms of Liver Cancer  -  Mar 17, 2008
Los Angeles Chronicle,Unfortunately, because there are so many possible causes of abdominal pain, and many cases are not serious, many cases of acute appendicitis are

Dr. Glenn M. Thoreson, Mayville, ND, letter: A nice coincidence at ...  -  Feb 27, 2008
In-Forum,One such picture showed the first patient admitted to St. Luke’s in February 1908; her name was Minnie Stoa, admitted with acute appendicitis.

Best On Tuesday – Focusing on prayer  -  Mar 3, 2008
The Nation Newspaper,As some readers might anticipate by now, our colleague was diagnosed as having acute appendicitis. His condition improved in due course, and we were all

‘Castro’s gone – we can go home’  -  Feb 24, 2008
Dispatch Online,...“I saw things there I never saw before,? says Monzon-Torres, recalling patients in remote villages going up to 10 days with acute appendicitis before seeing

Navy doctors perform emergency appendectomy on S. Korean sailor  -  Mar 4, 2008
Stars and Stripes,Eagle military exercise, diagnosed Chief Petty Officer Kim Seong-jun with acute appendicitis after he complained of abdominal pain around 7 pm Monday.

Dr. Stephen Zernich, ‘loved doing surgery more than anything in ...  -  Mar 13, 2008
Beaver County Times,The man had acute appendicitis and needed surgery, but he refused to undergo the procedure unless Dr. Stephen could perform it. “I said, ‘Steve, this guy

Young doctors volunteer their services in the middle of nowhere  -  Mar 9, 2008
VietNamNet Bridge,A quick diagnosis was all it took to reveal that the child had acute appendicitis. Seeing her shabby clothes, every team member understood that the girl’s

Nurses are a cut above  -  Mar 5, 2008
Hawkesbury Gazette,And it’s not just scheduled operations – there are also emergency response operations (such as acute appendicitis or emergency caesareans) as well as

He's seen it all  -  Mar 5, 2008
Council Bluffs Daily Nonpareil,Once for acute appendicitis and then a broken back in 1966. Allen has five grandchildren ranging from age 57 to 50; 12 great-grandchildren with the oldest

S. Korean soldier undergoes surgery on US carrier Nimitz  -  Mar 3, 2008
Yonhap News,Gang Gam Chan late Monday evening when he was diagnosed with acute appendicitis by one of his ship's medical officers, the Navy said in a press release.

The Use of a Computed Tomography Scan to Rule Out Appendicitis in ...  -  Jan 29, 2008
RedOrbit,We hypothesized that the use of an appendiceal CT would improve the accuracy for the diagnosis of acute appendicitis in women of childbearing age.

Follow-up on the Jessie Bass case  -  Jan 31, 2008
Manila Times,After all, did not my attending physician previously diagnose it as acute appendicitis? What added value would more information be?

Harrowing Coast Guard rescues caught on video in 2007  -  29 Dec 2007
Vineland Daily Journal,A child suffering from acute appendicitis was airlifted from the remote mountain city of San Jose De Ocoa Nov. 5. The mountain city was cut off because of

Pinar del Río outstands in minimum access surgery  -  Dec 26, 2007
Cuba Headlines,...“Abel Santamaría? Hospital of Pinar del Río outstands in the minimum access surgeries to more than two thousand patients with acute appendicitis.

Appendectomy During Pregnancy Increases Risk for Adverse Fetal ...  -  Nov 30, 2007
Abkhazia,..."The preoperative diagnosis of acute appendicitis is often inaccurate in pregnant women, and complicated appendicitis is associated with a high rate of

Tourists and their misadventures in NZ  -  Dec 26, 2007,A 27-year-old American woman who was twice turned away from an unnamed hospital in May 2006, after a registrar misdiagnosed her acute appendicitis as a

Why Jesus did not make it to Christmas  -  Dec 25, 2007
Manila Times,Jessie was attended to and examined by Dr. Edgardo M. Bondoc who diagnosed him for acute appendicitis. Nonetheless, Dr. Bondoc did not refer Jessie,

Repairman overcame paralysis on way to success  -  Dec 5, 2007
San Bernardino Sun,At the age of 19, Cruz M. Cruz was suddenly struck down by acute appendicitis in Jerome, Ariz., and rushed to the local hospital. While in emergency surgery

Jays' progress slowed by injuries  -  Dec 26, 2007
BlueJays.comThe news worsened when ace starter Roy Halladay was diagnosed with acute appendicitis and landed on the disabled list. He wouldn't miss much time, however,

Report: Radiation Risks May Warrant Cut in CT Scans  -  Dec 4, 2007
FDA news (subscription),...seizures and chronic headaches, particularly questioning its use as a primary diagnostic tool for acute appendicitis in children.

Pioneering doctor's life recalled  -  Nov 29, 2007
Daily Press,Boggs told a story of a young black girl growing up in Mississippi in 1934 whose acute appendicitis required surgery. The hospitals in Mississippi in those

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