Study on the Difference of Axilo-rectal Temperature in Appendicitis

This study has been withdrawn prior to enrollment.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
MARCELO A. BELTRAN, M.D., Cirujanos la Serena
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00674726
First received: May 6, 2008
Last updated: October 29, 2012
Last verified: October 2012
  Purpose

The investigators are studying prospectively the difference in axilo-rectal temperature in patients with acute appendicitis and using as a control group patients consulting with acute gastroenteritis at our emergency unit.


Condition Intervention
Appendicitis
Gastroenteritis
Other: Observation and measurement of axilo-rectal temperature

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Prospective Study on the Difference of Axilar-rectal Temperature in Acute Appendicitis

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Further study details as provided by Cirujanos la Serena:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • The real difference in axilo-rectal temperature in patients with acute appendicitis [ Time Frame: 6 hours ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • The differences in axilo-rectal temperature between patients with acute appendicitis and acute gastroenteritis [ Time Frame: 6 hours ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 0
Study Start Date: May 2008
Study Completion Date: July 2008
Primary Completion Date: May 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Group I
Patients with acute appendicitis
Other: Observation and measurement of axilo-rectal temperature
Measurement of axilo-rectal temperature
Group II
Patients with acute gastroenteritis
Other: Observation and measurement of axilo-rectal temperature
Measurement of axilo-rectal temperature

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   15 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Patients consulting in the emergency unit with acute appendicitis or acute gastroenteritis

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with acute appendicitis
  • Patients with acute gastroenteritis
  • Patients older than 15 years of age

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Other acute abdominal diseases
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00674726

Locations
Chile
Hospital de La Serena - Emergency Unit
La Serena, IV Region, Chile
Hospital de La Serena
La Serena, IV Region, Chile
Sponsors and Collaborators
Cirujanos la Serena
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Marcelo A Beltran, M.D. Hospital de La Serena
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: MARCELO A. BELTRAN, M.D., DIGESTIVE SURGEON, Cirujanos la Serena
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00674726     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: HLS-002-05-08
Study First Received: May 6, 2008
Last Updated: October 29, 2012
Health Authority: Chile: Comisión Nacional de Investigación Científica y Tecnológica

Keywords provided by Cirujanos la Serena:
appendicitis
gastroenteritis
temperature
fever
acute abdomen
Axilo-rectal temperature in appendicitis
Axilo-rectal temperature in gastroenteritis

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Appendicitis
Acute Disease
Gastroenteritis
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Cecal Diseases
Intestinal Diseases
Disease Attributes
Pathologic Processes

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