Automated computer diagnostics of appendicitis during laparoscopic surgery

  • D. M. Bayazitov Odessa National Medical University
  • N. V. Kresiun Odessa National Medical University
  • A. B. Buzynovskiy Odessa National Medical University
  • A. V. Liashenko Ukrainian Military Medical Academy
  • O. M. Nienova Odessa National Medical University
Keywords: appendicitis, diagnostic laparoscopy, surgery decision–making informational system

Abstract

We performed retrospective analysis of acute appendicitis diagnostic efficiency in 137 patients. According to histological data inflammation of vermiform process was revealed in 105 patients. Diagnostical specifity according to the diagnostic laparoscopy (DL) scale was 81.2%, sensitivity – 77.1%. The diagnosis was false–negative in all the patients who had endoluminal inflammation of vermiform process. When automated computer diagnostical system (ACD) that included algorithms of analysis of the colouring, contours, texture of laparoscopic videoimaging of the vermiform process surface was used, the specifity was 90.6%, sensitivity – 89.5%. False–negative diagnosis rate was significantly lower when using ACD than usind an DL scale.

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Published
2017-09-07
How to Cite
Bayazitov, D. M., Kresiun, N. V., Buzynovskiy, A. B., Liashenko, A. V., & Nienova, O. M. (2017). Automated computer diagnostics of appendicitis during laparoscopic surgery. Klinicheskaia Khirurgiia, (8), 21-23. https://doi.org/10.26779/2522-1396.2017.08.21
Section
General Problems of Surgery