Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Your kid has appendicitis: Surgery, or just antibiotics?

If your child comes to Children's Mercy Hospital with appendicitis, you're probably going to be asked whether you want to participate in a clinical trial that could change how the common illness is treated worldwide - and ...


Single-incision laparoscopic appendectomy preferable

(HealthDay)—For patients with acute appendicitis, single-incision laparoscopic appendectomy (SILA) is preferable to conventional three-incision laparoscopic appendectomy (CTLA), according to a review published online Nov. ...

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