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Ochsner-Sherren treatment

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Conservative approach to appendicitis of more than 48 hours duration. The method is now obosolete. First described by Ochsner in 1901, then by Sherren in 1905.


  • A. J. Ochsner:
    The cause of diffuse peritonitis complicating appendicitis and its prevention.
    Journal of the American Medical Association, Chicago, 1901, 36: 1747-1754.
    Reprinted in Medical Classics, 1940, 4: 600-626.

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