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Thesis #2153

[error in script] (2000) ‭A Thesis Presented to Faculty of Medicine for Certification in Medicine‬. پایان نامه مقطع Doctoral.


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The diagnosis and treatment of acute abdominal pain remain one of the most important aspects of patient care and the resolution of the problem usually resides with surgeon. An accurate diagnosis is essential for the correct treatment, which in many cases will prevent the death of the patient. Until now many researches have been conducted on this case all over the country, but never has been conducted on this case all over the country, but never has been provided any valuable data on the causes of the acute abdomen in medical university of Bandar Abbas. Therefore a study was performed on the patients who presented with acute abdominal pain and underwent surgical procedures in Shahid Mohammadi Hospital of Bandar Abbas 20 March 1999 to 20 March 2000. The main goal was to identify different causes of the acite abdomen correlated with age and sex, in order to improve diagnosis and reduce mortality. It is of value to note that the information and clinical data were obtained either by interviewing the patients or by studying clinical sheets. The total number of patients was 449, which consisted of 289 males and females. The most frequent cause of the acute abdomen was appendicitis confirmed in 89.2 male and 61.2 female patients. Peritonitis arose as the second cause of the acute abdomen in men, whereas it remained subordinate to gynecologic disorders and acute cholecystitis, in the fourth rank of importance in women. The largest number of admissions occurred in the age groups (11-30) years, with peak incidence in 11-20 years ald.

Item Type: Thesis (Doctoral)
Thesis Type: Doctoral
Keywords: Bandar abbas : Shahid Mohammadi : Abdomen,Acute
Supervisor NameEmail
مظفری, ناصرUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: internal medicine
Divisions: Education Vice-Chancellor Department > Faculty of Medicine > Departments of Clinical Sciences > Department of Internal
Depositing User: کتابخانه مرکزی دانشگاه علوم پزشکی هرمزگان

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