Appendicitis: Antibiotics vs. Surgery
An increasing effect of evidence supports the use of antibiotics (Abx.) in the room of surgical removal for treating patients with uncomplicated acute appendicitis.
From Finland comes examination showing that uncomplicated acute appendicitis confirmed ~ dint of. computed tomography (CT) can be treated independently of going under the knife (scalpel)!
The uncomplicated appendicitis patients were divided into 2 groups: those given Abx. vs. those that underwent surgery. Abx was initially intravenous – Invan® (ertapenem)(1 g/d) as antidote to 3 days – followed by 7 days of parole – levofloxacin-Levoquin ® (500 mg one time daily) and metronidazole -Flagyl® (500 mg 3 seasons per day).
The primary endpoint in favor of antibiotic-treated patients was discharge from the hospital independently of the need for surgery and in ~ degree recurrent appendicitis during a 1-year follow-up period.
Prompt the surgeon on the supposition that antibiotics could save you the scalpel!
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