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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 (38) clinical trials

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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Point of Care 3D Ultrasound for Various Applications: A Pilot Study

Summary Purpose and Objective: The purpose of this study is to test the feasibility of rapid acquisition of point of care 3D ultrasound in obtaining abdominal and/or pelvic images. The study will use a newly developed acquisition method and post-processing technique to create three dimensional image models of the abdomen ...

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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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Evaluation of Local Anesthetic at Incision Site

This is a prospective randomized-controlled pilot study of 100 pediatric subjects, recruited through Phoenix Children's Hospital and Pediatric Surgeons of Phoenix, who will undergo a laparoscopic appendectomy (LA) for acute non-perforated appendicitis. The reviewer and subject will be blind to the treatment to help prevent bias. The subjects will be ...

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Minimally Invasive Surgery: Using Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES)

This is an observational study of pain and outcomes from patients undergoing transgastric NOTES removal of their appendix or gallbladder. Subjects who elect to have a transgastric NOTES removal of their appendix or gallbladder and agree to be in this study (through signature on the informed consent form) will be ...

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Minimally Invasive Surgery: Using Natural Orfices

This is an observational study of pain and outcomes from females undergoing transvaginal NOTES removal of their appendix or gallbladder. Female subjects who elect to have a transvaginal NOTES removal of their appendix or gallbladder and agree to be in this study (through signature on the informed consent form) will ...

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Initial Non-operative Treatment Strategy Versus Appendectomy Treatment Strategy for Simple Appendicitis in Children

Initial non-operative treatment of acute simple appendicitis has recently been investigated in both the adult as the paediatric population. In the adult population, six Randomised Controlled Trial (RCTs) showed that an appendectomy could be avoided in 40-76% of the patients at the end of their follow-up period. Despite the fact ...

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Comparative Study of Microwave Radiometry and Ultrasonography for the Diagnosis of Acute Appendicitis

Patients diagnosed with acute appendicitis from the emergency department of Hippocration General Hospital and treated with appendectomy will be evaluated with microwave radiometry for changes in the temperature of the appendix before its removal. Subsequently, the results of microwave radiometry for the patients confirmed by the histopathology report to have ...

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Nebulized Analgesia for Laparoscopic Appendectomy Trial

The laparoscopic approach to pediatric appendectomy is gaining in popularity and has been demonstrated to reduce complications and improve resource utilization. The procedure has a documented association with high postoperative pain intensity, and is associated with substantial pain (pain scores >4 for >60% of the time) in 33% of patients. ...

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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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