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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 (36) clinical trials

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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Point of Care Ultrasound for Evaluation of Suspected Appendicitis in the Emergency Department

BACKGROUND Increasing concerns have been raised over the past several years regarding the degree of radiation exposure in patients being evaluated for abdominal complaints. A deepening body of literature supports the use of ultrasound for the evaluation of appendicitis. In particular, ultrasound is being promoted as first line testing in ...

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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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Explanations for Negative Laparoscopic Appendectomies and Normal Laparoscopies

Aim The aim of the study is to investigate which infectious diseases might mimic the symptoms of acute appendicitis to a degree that cause a diagnostic laparoscopy or laparoscopic appendectomy. Primary outcome A comparison of the incidence of Yersinia spp. (enterocolitica and/or pseudotuberculosis) infection diagnosed by PCR on rectal swabs ...

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Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Saleha Appendicitis Treatment Without Operation

Introduction Acute appendicitis is one of the most common surgical emergencies, with a lifetime prevalence approximately 1 in 7. The incidence is 1.5-1.9 per 1000 in a male and female population with approximately 1.4 times greater in men than in women. Despite being a common problem, acute appendicitis remains a ...

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DIAgnostic iMaging or Observation in Early Equivocal appeNDicitis

For the study equivocal appendicitis is defined as clinical suspicion of appendicitis with Adult Appendicitis Score between 11 and 15. The estimated prevalence of appendicitis in such patients is around 50%. Diagnostic imaging is done using conditional computed tomography i.e. abdominal ultrasound first and computed tomography only after negative or ...

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Study on Laparoscopic Operation for Perforated Appendicitis

The role of laparoscopic appendectomy (LA) for perforated appendicitis is under investigation. According to the results of a previous retrospective study conducted in Far-Eastern Memorial Hospital comparing the clinical outcomes between perforated appendicitis patients treated by laparoscopic and open approach showed favored clinical outcomes for LA. Same as a few ...

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Trial on Postoperative Outcomes According to the Number of Trocar During Laparoscopic Appendectomy

Appendicitis is the most common benign inflammatory disease that requires an operation. Laparoscopic appendectomy using three trocar is generally performed, and reveals good surgical outcomes incluing less pain, early recovey, cosmetic effect et al. However, with using three trocar, there are some problems including pain around trocar insertion sites(three portions), ...

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Initial Versus Delayed Operation for Treatment of Complicated Appendicitis In Children

To determine the most cost effective way to treat children with perforated appendicitis we will randomize all children presenting with perforated appendicitis to initial operation, with in 24 hours of admission, or to initial antibiotics, with or without percutaneous drainage, and subsequent interval appendectomy after 8 weeks. Our outcomes will ...

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Appendicitis With Medical Treatment

using ultrasound to follow up the resolution of acute appendicitis

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