A Comparison between Alvarado and RIPASA Scoring Systems in Diagnosis of Acute Appendicitis

Background: Acute appendicitis presents surgeons with a diagnostic dilemma due to a large range of differential diagnoses and, in certain cases, unusual presentation. The most prevalent modality of diagnosis, sonography, has a very low specificity and sensitivity. It puts a surgeon in a difficult situation, especially in an emergency. In acute appendicitis, incorporating clinical scoring…
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