To evaluate diagnostic accuracy of modified Alvarado score
and Ohmann score in co-relation to histopathology report for diagnosis of acute appendicitis.
Scenarios like these are a dilemma where despite a high Alvarado score
, the surgery was delayed due to unexplained hypertension.
Many studies suggest combining ultrasonography with Alvarado score
that is a quick and inexpensive diagnostic tool38-41, though, when used alone, has a high negative appendicectomy rate especially when the scores are less than eight38.
Rees, "Evaluation of the Alvarado score
in acute appendicitis," Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, vol.
(1) aimed to show the value of Alvarado Score
(AS) in AA and to suggest a "management algorithm" according to AS in their study.
The role of ultrasonography and Alvarado score
in diagnosis of acute appendicitis.
In the present study, the Alvarado score
was higher in the partial cecectomy group than in the extended cecectomy group.
The appendicitis inflammatory response score: a tool for the diagnosis of acute appendicitis that outperforms the Alvarado score
. World J Surg.
Sohail made a presentation on "An Experience of Alvarado Score
The investigators matched the control patients with cases on age, gender, Alvarado score
(a numeric value based on eight signs and symptoms of acute appendicitis), and year of diagnosis.
The RIPASA score is more extensive than the Alvarado score
. It includes parameters such as age, gender and duration of symptoms prior to presentation, which have been shown to affect the sensitivity and specificity of the Alvarado and Modified Alvarado scores