Journal of Surgery

Volume 1, Issue 3, August 2013

  • Negative Appendectomy Rate in Sultan Qaboos University Hospital, Oman

    Kamran Ahmad Malik, Adil Aljarrah, Huda Razvi, Laila Al-Khanbashi

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 3, August 2013
    Pages: 43-45
    Received: 29 July 2013
    Published: 20 August 2013
    Abstract: Diagnosing acute appendicitis remains a challenge even with the presence of multiple diagnostic tools therefore, normal appendices are removed from some patients thought to have acute appendicitis. This is known as the negative appendectomy rate (NAR). The aim of this study was to find the rate of negative appendectomies in our institution among bo... Show More