Abdominal thermography in acute appendicitis

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    Abstract

    Abdominal thermography was carried out in 50 patients with suspected acute appendicitis. Forty of these came to laparotomy and in 32 the diagnosis was confirmed. Thermography was not found to be useful in predicting those patients requiring surgery.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)229-30
    Number of pages2
    JournalScottish Medical Journal
    Volume31
    Issue number4
    Publication statusPublished - Oct 1986

    Keywords

    • Abdomen
    • Acute Disease
    • Appendicitis
    • Evaluation Studies as Topic
    • Humans
    • Thermography

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