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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

Appendicitis With Medical Treatment

using ultrasound to follow up the resolution of acute appendicitis

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Feasability of Ambulatory Appendicectomy

Acute appendicitis represents the first visceral surgical emergency of the child in terms of frequency, resulting in hospitalization, hospitalization and family costs, as well as an alteration in family dynamics. Reducing the duration of hospitalization and allowing the child to return more quickly to his usual environment would not only ...

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Optimal Care of Complicated Appendicitis

This is a single center, prospective study to compare early appendectomy vs. non-operative management of immunocompetent patients with complicated appendicitis, and then to compare interval appendectomy vs. no interval appendectomy in those managed with the initial non-operative approach. Patients who choose early appendectomy will have surgery within 24 hours of ...

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Multi-institutional Trial of Non-operative Management of Appendicitis

Several randomized controlled trials comparing appendectomy to antibiotics alone in adults with acute appendicitis have been reported from non-U.S. countries. These studies reveal that non-operative management of appendicitis is a safe treatment for appendicitis and is associated with a significantly lower risk of complications than appendectomy. We have recently completed ...

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Pediatric Appendicitis Risk Calculator (pARC) in Children With Appendix Ultrasounds

Background Acute appendicitis (AA) is the most common condition requiring emergency surgery in children. The potential for morbidity and mortality from perforation of the appendix necessitates prompt diagnosis.2 Acute appendicitis scoring systems such as pediatric appendicitis score (PAS) use elements of history, exam findings, and lab tests to identify patients ...

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Narcotic vs. Non-narcotic Pain Regimens After Pediatric Appendectomy

There is concern that pain prescription after outpatient pediatric surgical procedures is excessive and is in excess of patient need. Current practice following pediatric appendectomy is to prescribe all children with 5-15 doses of narcotic pain medication upon discharge regardless of their age, severity of appendicitis, or pain control in ...

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