Appendicitis During the National Lockdown During the COVID-19 Pandemic
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04407117
Recruitment Status :
First Posted : May 29, 2020
Last Update Posted : June 19, 2020
Claus Anders Bertelsen, PhD, MD
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Claus Anders Bertelsen, PhD, MD, Nordsjaellands Hospital
The study aims to examine whether a nationwide lock-down with an entire population subjugated to social distancing reduces the incidence of appendicitis. If a reduction is detected it supports the hypothesis that infectious disease may play a role in the etiology of appendicitis.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
All persons registered in the Danish National Patient Register, i.e. all persons resident in Denmark
Registered in the Danish National Patient Register during the study period