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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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