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Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109


Purpose:

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 include cost, complications, length of stay, and quality of life measures.


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria:children - Age 2-17 with a diagnosis of perforated appendicitis Exclusion Criteria: - Age <2 and >18 - Pregnancy - Immunocompromise


NCT ID:

NCT00540189


Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Steven W Bruch, MD, MSc
University of Michigan


Backup Contact:

N/A


Location Contact:

Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109
United States



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Site Status: N/A


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: August 20, 2017

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