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Multiple Choice Question 1 of 5
The appendix is most commonly found in which of the following positions?CorrectIncorrect
Multiple Choice Question 2 of 5
Which of the following most accurately describes the sensitivity of computed tomography (CT) in the diagnosis of acute appendicitis?CorrectIncorrect
Multiple Choice Question 3 of 5
Following appendicectomy for uncomplicated appendicitis, how long should antibiotics be continued for?CorrectIncorrect
Multiple Choice Question 4 of 5
Which of the following is the most commonly encountered tumour of the appendix?CorrectIncorrect
Multiple Choice Question 5 of 5
Which of the following criteria in an appendiceal neuroendocrine tumour should prompt consideration of right hemicolectomy?CorrectIncorrect
Early and long-term outcomes from the Basingstoke experience of more than 1000 patients who underwent cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) for pseudomyxoma peritonei.
Consensus document outlining the pathological classification of appendix neoplasia and associated pseudomyxoma peritonei.
Clinical practice guidelines for the diagnosis and management of appendix tumours and pseudomyxoma peritonei.
Systematic review and meta-analysis comparing antibiotics with surgery for uncomplicated appendicitis.
Data from over 30 000 patients who underwent appendicectomy analysing the impact of delay in time to theatre.
Cochrane review comparing laparoscopic with open surgery for acute appendicitis.
Randomised clinical trial comparing low-dose computed tomography (CT) with standard dose CT in the diagnosis of acute appendicitis.
Randomised clinical trial assessing appendix neoplasia rates in patients initially treated conservatively for appendix abscess.
Randomised clinical trial assessing the role of antibiotics following appendicectomy.
Randomised clinical trial assessing non-operative treatment of uncomplicated appendicitis in children.
Cochrane review evaluating the accuracy of computed tomography in the diagnosis of acute appendicitis.
National audit from The Netherlands assessing surgical outcomes following open and laparoscopic appendicectomy.
Management of acute appendicitis in pregnancy.
Consensus guidelines for the management of neuroendocrine tumours of the appendix.