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Follow up by US Following Hospitalization With Periappendicular Abscess Refusing to be Operated on Within a Few Weeks.

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01795560
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified February 2013 by Prof. Ahud Sternberg, Hillel Yaffe Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Enrolling by invitation
First Posted : February 20, 2013
Last Update Posted : February 20, 2013
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Prof. Ahud Sternberg, Hillel Yaffe Medical Center

Brief Summary:
Follow up via ultrasonic abdoman after patients who were giagnosed and treated as periappendicular abcess and refused to be operated later on in the "interval period ". To ass what occured to their appendics ?

Condition or disease
Disorder of Appendix

Detailed Description:
During the last 10 years patients were hospitalized and treated with antibiotics due to the diagnosis of periappendicular abcess. they were invited to be operate after wards -appendectomy, electively few weeks later on. All these patients refused to be operated. What happend to their appendics few months or years later on via ultrasonic abdomen view??

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 20 participants
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: US Follow-up After Appendicitis Attack.
Study Start Date : February 2013
Estimated Primary Completion Date : February 2015
Estimated Study Completion Date : February 2015

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: Abscess




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Size and Condition of the Appendix. [ Time Frame: 6 months to 12 years following Appendicitis ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
All patients diagnosed in the last 10 years suffering from periappendicular abcess.
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All patients diagnosed in the last 10 years suffering from periappendicular abcess.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • after appendectomy

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01795560


Sponsors and Collaborators
Hillel Yaffe Medical Center
Investigators
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Principal Investigator: Gershon Keren, MD Hillel Yaffe Medical Center, Infectious Diseases Unit

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Responsible Party: Prof. Ahud Sternberg, MD, Hillel Yaffe Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01795560    
Other Study ID Numbers: 5-13
First Posted: February 20, 2013    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 20, 2013
Last Verified: February 2013
Keywords provided by Prof. Ahud Sternberg, Hillel Yaffe Medical Center:
Periappendicular abscess
Ultrasound