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Friday 21st October 2016

Appendix Articles


Woman woke at point of surgery

16th April 2014

A patient having an appendix removed awoke before surgery unable to tell NHS staff she was conscious.

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Appendicitis urine test hope

23rd June 2009

Scientists are hopeful of developing a urine test which will detect appendicitis.

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Appendix surgery reduced

28th February 2008

Researchers say the use of CT scans has reduced number of unnecessary appendix removals.

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Ruptured appendix risk

15th November 2007

Patients with schizophrenia are more at risk from a ruptured appendix than others.

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