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Vol. 3, Issue 3, Part C (2019)

Role of C: Reactive protein, total leucocyte count and ultrasonography in diagnosing acute appendicitis

Author(s): Dr. Vijay V Kamat and Dr. Ritam N Dessai
Abstract: Introduction: Acute appendicitis is the commonest surgical emergency. Many laboratory investigations and radiology aid in its diagnosis. Out of which CRP, TLC and USG are commonly used.
Aim: To study the role of CRP, TLC and USG in diagnosis of acute appendicitis
Objective: to prove that combined values of above aid in higher sensitivity in diagnosing appendicitis.
Methodology: Total 97 patients were included in study from period December 2012 to June 2014 in KIMS, Hubli.
Results: The combined values of CRP, TLC and USG has 100% sensitivity in diagnosing acute appendicitis.
Pages: 154-157  |  952 Views  213 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Vijay V Kamat, Dr. Ritam N Dessai. Role of C: Reactive protein, total leucocyte count and ultrasonography in diagnosing acute appendicitis. Int J Surg Sci 2019;3(3):154-157. DOI: https://doi.org/10.33545/surgery.2019.v3.i3c.164
International Journal of Surgery Science