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ALLMedicine™ Pediatric Appendicitis Center

Research & Reviews  415 results

Predictors of Clinical Outcomes in Pediatric Appendicitis: Role of the Individual Sonog...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2021.03.026
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; Gilligan LA, Trout AT et. al.

May 2nd, 2021 - To determine if differences between individual sonographers and radiologists performing and interpreting appendix ultrasound affect clinically important outcomes in children with suspected acute appendicitis. Patients less than 18 years of age who...

Prognosis of ultrasonographic low-grade pediatric appendicitis treated with supportive ...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.surg.2021.02.066
Surgery Wang Q, Morikawa Y et. al.

Apr 10th, 2021 - A previous report proposed ultrasonography-based classification as a promising means of predicting pediatric spontaneously resolving appendicitis. The present study investigated the long-term prognosis of supportive care for low-grade appendicitis...

Emergency Department Point-of-Care Ultrasonography Can Reduce Length of Stay in Pediatr...
https://doi.org/10.1002/jum.15675
Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine : Official Journal of T... E Kasmire K, Davis J

Mar 5th, 2021 - Appendicitis is the most common pediatric surgical emergency. Ultrasonography is recommended as first-line imaging for appendicitis in children; however, this is often followed by more advanced imaging. Our goal was to determine if point-of-care u...

Determining the impact of body mass index on ultrasound accuracy for diagnosing appendi...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2021.01.023
Journal of Pediatric Surgery; Tantisook T, Aravapalli S et. al.

Feb 12th, 2021 - Ultrasonography (US) is the preferred imaging for suspected pediatric appendicitis. We hypothesize that children with elevated Body-Mass-Index-for-age percentile (BMIP) may be more likely to have an inaccurate or equivocal (IE) US. After IRB appro...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  429 results

Predictors of Clinical Outcomes in Pediatric Appendicitis: Role of the Individual Sonog...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2021.03.026
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; Gilligan LA, Trout AT et. al.

May 2nd, 2021 - To determine if differences between individual sonographers and radiologists performing and interpreting appendix ultrasound affect clinically important outcomes in children with suspected acute appendicitis. Patients less than 18 years of age who...

Prognosis of ultrasonographic low-grade pediatric appendicitis treated with supportive ...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.surg.2021.02.066
Surgery Wang Q, Morikawa Y et. al.

Apr 10th, 2021 - A previous report proposed ultrasonography-based classification as a promising means of predicting pediatric spontaneously resolving appendicitis. The present study investigated the long-term prognosis of supportive care for low-grade appendicitis...

Emergency Department Point-of-Care Ultrasonography Can Reduce Length of Stay in Pediatr...
https://doi.org/10.1002/jum.15675
Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine : Official Journal of T... E Kasmire K, Davis J

Mar 5th, 2021 - Appendicitis is the most common pediatric surgical emergency. Ultrasonography is recommended as first-line imaging for appendicitis in children; however, this is often followed by more advanced imaging. Our goal was to determine if point-of-care u...

Determining the impact of body mass index on ultrasound accuracy for diagnosing appendi...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2021.01.023
Journal of Pediatric Surgery; Tantisook T, Aravapalli S et. al.

Feb 12th, 2021 - Ultrasonography (US) is the preferred imaging for suspected pediatric appendicitis. We hypothesize that children with elevated Body-Mass-Index-for-age percentile (BMIP) may be more likely to have an inaccurate or equivocal (IE) US. After IRB appro...

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News  25 results

How Safe is Medical Tx for Pediatric Appendicitis?
https://www.medpagetoday.com/pediatrics/generalpediatrics/64158

Mar 27th, 2017 - Action Points Note that this meta-analysis demonstrates that for children with acute appendicitis, antibiotic treatment (without surgery) has a high incidence of treatment failure. Be aware that only one of the studies included in this meta-analys...

Nonoperative management of pediatric appendicitis appears feasible
https://www.mdedge.com/clinicianreviews/article/134283/pediatrics/nonoperative-management-pediatric-appendicitis-appears
Mary Ann Moon

Mar 27th, 2017 - Nonoperative management of uncomplicated acute appendicitis in the pediatric population appeared feasible and didn’t raise the risk of complications in the first metaanalysis to examine this approach, investigators reported March 27 in JAMA Pediat.

Algorithm reduces CT use in pediatric appendicitis
https://www.mdedge.com/pediatrics/article/108744/pediatrics/algorithm-reduces-ct-use-pediatric-appendicitis
Sharon Worcester

May 10th, 2016 - CHICAGO – Use of a diagnostic algorithm for pediatric appendicitis significantly decreases computed tomography utilization without compromising high sensitivity and specificity, according to findings from a study of emergency cases. Of 840 patient.

Ultrasound vs CT for Pediatric Appendicitis: Are We Missing Anything?
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/853406

Nov 2nd, 2015 - Effect of Reduction in the Use of Computed Tomography on Clinical Outcomes of Appendicitis Bachur RG, Levy JA, Callahan MJ, Rangel SJ, Monuteaux MC JAMA Pediatr. 2015;169:755-760 Study Summary Concerns about radiation exposure along with improving...

Racial Gap in Management of Pediatric Appendicitis Pain
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/851072

Sep 15th, 2015 - Appendicitis pain is undertreated in children in US emergency departments (EDs), and black children are less likely than white children to receive pain medication, particularly opioids, according to a new study. Monika K. Goyal, MD, MSCE, principa...

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