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Mohamed E Eraky

Department of Surgical, Zagazig University, Egypt

  • Research Article   
    The predictive value of total bilirubin for acute appendicitis in retrospect
    Author(s): Hassan A Saad*, Mohamed E Eraky, Ahmed K El-Tahe, Mohamed Riad, Mohamed I Farid and Khaled Sharaf

    Objective: The present study aimed to examine the clinical importance of preoperative total bilirubinaemia in patients with acute and determine whether it has any practical application for predicting severe. Methods: A retrospective analysis of appendectomies was performed at a single hospital (636 cases of acute presenting to the emergency department between December 2019 and January 2023). Using multivariate analysis, we examined predictive data for complex (perforated or gangrenous), including demographics, sex, white blood cell count, degree of C-reactive protein elevation, high-temperature peritoneal signs and indicators, and total bilirubin levels. Results: Those with total bilirubin (>1.1 mg/dL), high C-reactive protein levels (>0.5 mg/dL), positive peritoneal irritated symptoms, and temperature (>37.3 C).. View More»

    DOI: 10.35248/2471-8505-9.6.51

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