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Appendicitis Clinical Trials

A listing of Appendicitis medical research trials actively recruiting patient volunteers. Search for closest city to find more detailed information on a research study in your area.

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Found (37) clinical trials

Finding Evidence to Treat Or Reassure in Appendicitis (FETOR)

Acute appendicitis is the most common surgical emergency in childhood. Despite access to current diagnostic modalities, diagnosis may be challenging since the child may have difficulty in articulating symptoms. Additionally there is a high frequency of atypical presentation and rapid progression. Delayed diagnosis in children is reported as being up ...

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A Retrospective Study of the Feasibility of Ambulatory Appendicectomy for Acute Appendicitis (Based on Data From the PMSI French National Hospital Information System) in the Adults Hospitalized Between December 2013 and December 2014

Acute appendicitis is a frequent surgical emergency, with an estimated incidence of about 80,000 cases a year (in France). It mainly affects young adults but is associated with a low complication rate and a short stay in hospital. Ambulatory treatment is an innovative type of care in which the patient ...

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A Trial to Assess the Efficacy and Safety of Morinidazole in Patients With Appendicitis

Acute appendicitis is among the most common cause of acute abdominal pain. In patients with complicated acute appendicitis, postoperative, broad-spectrum antibiotics are always recommended. Metronidazole, a member of the nitroimidazole drug class, is included in the regimens recommended for improving anaerobic bacteria coverage. The sideeffects of metronidazole include a metallic ...

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Irrigation Versus Suction in Complicated Acute Appendicitis

Despite the available literature for and against the irrigation of the abdominal cavity in complicated acute appendicitis, in the current practice of this and other centres, the irrigation and no irrigation is made equally depending on the surgeon who performs the intervention. Those who systematically irrigate the abdominal cavity in ...

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Comparison of Medical and Surgical Treatment of Uncomplicated Acute Appendicitis in Children

This is a randomized controlled trial of 190 subjects comparing non-operative management with antibiotics to surgical management of uncomplicated acute appendicitis. The hypothesis is that antibiotics are not worse than surgery for the treatment of uncomplicated appendicitis in children. The primary outcome will be survey scores on the Pediatric Quality ...

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NOTES Transvaginal Cholecystectomy and Appendectomy

Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES) is considered by many leading expert surgeons to be the next step in MIS (Minimally Invasive Surgery). This is a rapidly evolving area of preclinical research and several groups worldwide are developing this surgical approach together with industry support. In this new surgical technique, ...

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Conservative Versus Operative ManageMent of Acute Uncomplicated Appendicitis

The study will include patients aged 16 and over, with a first admission with right iliac fossa pain and a raised white cell count or C-reactive protein. Patients will be randomised electronically in a 1:1 ratio either to undergo emergency appendectomy or to receive intravenous antibiotics as an inpatient, until ...

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Randomized Control Trial: Two Different Antibiotics Versus One Antibiotic for Pediatric Perforated Appendicitis

The diagnosis of perforated appendicitis will be documented intraoperatively with photos of extraluminal fecal contents or visible holes on the appendix. Patients will be randomized to 121 in each arm. Postoperative antibiotic therapy option will be decided based on blinded sequence model. 30 day postoperative follow up visit or calls ...

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Appendectomy Versus Non-Operative Treatment For Acute Non-Perforated Appendicitis in Children

Background Acute appendicitis is the commonest surgical emergency in children. The lifetime risk of developing appendicitis is 7-8%, with a peak incidence in the teenage years.The associated financial burden of treating appendicitis is very large. For over 100 years, surgical removal of the appendix has been deemed necessary to effectively ...

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Optimizing the Antibiotic Treatment of Uncomplicated Acute Appendicitis

Acute appendicitis is the most common cause of abdominal pain in emergency departments and appendectomy is the most common emergency abdominal surgery. The lifetime risk of acute appendicitis in males is 8.6% and 6.7% in females. In Finland according to Stakes data there were 6 377 appendectomies (3242 in males, ...

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