Study on the diagnostic accuracy of the Alvarado score in the diagnosis of acute appendicitis
Author(s): Dr. Harris Mohammed Paravengal and Dr. Kanniyan Binub
Abstract: Diagnostic accuracy of Alvarado score in diagnosing acute appendicitis has been in the talk for a long time. The accuracy of Alvarado score in the diagnosis of acute appendicitis is disappointingly low in Asian population according to some studies. If so how much is it capable of diagnosing is the talk. This study puts in an effort to find the answers.