appendicitis appendicitis

Definition(s):

  • (n) inflammation of the vermiform appendix

Usage(s):

  1. Though appendicitis is more prevalent than ever, the appendicitis death rate is only one-third what it was in 1929.
  2. Appendicitis is then dangerous per se.
  3. When the sharp abdominal pain hit me earlier this summer, I thought it might be appendicitis.

News

  1. Surgeon shortage linked to burst appendices

    Living in an area with few general surgeons may make people with appendicitis more likely to turn into ruptured appendix cases by the time they get to surgery, according to new research.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Fox News

  2. Report shows gap in pricing among hospitals providing similar services

    SYCAMORE – Imagine a patient comes to a hospital sick, is diagnosed with appendicitis and needs the infected organ removed before it bursts.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Daily Chronicle

  3. Low access to surgical care can lead to ruptured appendices

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Living in an area with few general surgeons may make people with appendicitis more likely to turn into ruptured appendix cases by the time they get to surgery, according to new research. "The study shows that access to surg...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: MedCity News

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Quotes

  1. "With stomach problems, you never know what's going on," Hough wrote in a FanCast posting. "It could've been appendicitis. It turned out just to be a bad stomach. As my mom said, better safe than sorry."
    on Oct 23, 2008 By: Julianne Hough Source: FOXNews

  2. "She went in with suspected appendicitis, and she's been unwell and had some tests and she's been released," Ms Goodrem told AAP. "Delta has been in hospital for a few days actually, so everyone's behind the times ...... she was released a...
    on Feb 1, 2007 By: Delta Goodrem Source: NEWS.com.au

  3. "His appendicitis will keep him out probably two weeks," said Spurrier, "so he probably won't play for a couple [games]."
    on Aug 28, 2007 By: Steve Spurrier Source: OleMissInsider.com (subscription)

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