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Initial Versus Delayed Operation for Treatment of Complicated Appendicitis In Children

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified June 2008 by University of Michigan.
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
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University of Michigan
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00540189
First received: October 4, 2007
Last updated: June 3, 2008
Last verified: June 2008

October 4, 2007
June 3, 2008
May 2008
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cost effectiveness [ Time Frame: 3 months post entry into the study ]
Same as current
Complete list of historical versions of study NCT00540189 on ClinicalTrials.gov Archive Site
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Initial Versus Delayed Operation for Treatment of Complicated Appendicitis In Children
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 include cost, complications, length of stay, and quality of life measures.

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Interventional
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Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Perforated Appendicitis
  • Procedure: Initial appendectomy
  • Procedure: Interval appendectomy
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Recruiting
200
November 2011
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Inclusion Criteria:children

  • Age 2-17 with a diagnosis of perforated appendicitis

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Age <2 and >18
  • Pregnancy
  • Immunocompromise
Both
2 Years to 17 Years
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Contact: Steven W Bruch, MD, MSc 734-764-6482 sbruch@med.umich.edu
United States
 
NCT00540189
HUM00007791
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Steven Bruch, University of Michigan
University of Michigan
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Principal Investigator: Steven W Bruch, MD, MSc University of Michigan
University of Michigan
June 2008

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