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Initial Versus Delayed Operation for Treatment of Complicated Appendicitis In Children

This study has been terminated.
(Unable to adequatly recruit)
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Steven W. Bruch, University of Michigan
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00540189
First received: October 4, 2007
Last updated: December 16, 2016
Last verified: December 2016

October 4, 2007
December 16, 2016
May 2008
January 2010   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
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
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Perforated Appendicitis
  • Procedure: Initial appendectomy
  • Procedure: Interval appendectomy
  • Initial appendectomy
    children with complicated appendicitis will undergo initial appendectomy
    Intervention: Procedure: Initial appendectomy
  • Interval appendectomy
    children with complicated appendicitis will undergo initial antibiotic treatment followed by an interval appendectomy
    Intervention: Procedure: Interval appendectomy
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Terminated
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January 2010
January 2010   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:children

  • Age 2-17 with a diagnosis of perforated appendicitis

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Age <2 and >18
  • Pregnancy
  • Immunocompromise
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
2 Years to 17 Years   (Child)
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United States
 
 
NCT00540189
HUM00007791
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Steven W. Bruch, University of Michigan
University of Michigan
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Principal Investigator: Steven W Bruch, MD, MSc University of Michigan
University of Michigan
December 2016

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