Antibiotics alone for uncomplicated acute appendicitis in high operative risk adult patients: Analytical review of RCTs and proposal of evidence based treatment decision.

BACKGROUND Clinical trials have so far shown controversial results as regards the standard of care for treating uncomplicated acute appendicitis (uC-AA). High operational risk adult patients (HORAP) could represent selected patients where primary antibiotic conservative therapy (pACT or A) could be indicated. METHODS We carried a comprehensive search of… CONTINUE READING