American Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering

Volume 5, Issue 3, June 2017

  • A Meta-Analysis of Antibiotics Versus Surgery for the Treatment of Acute Appendicitis

    Luai Fadi Madanat, Dina Wahib Shaban, Hamzeh Mohamad Naghawi, Haneen Samir Saker, Moaath Alsmady, Handan Ankarali, Tunc Eren, Orhan Alimoglu

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 3, June 2017
    Pages: 75-82
    Received: 19 July 2017
    Accepted: 31 July 2017
    Published: 18 August 2017
    Abstract: Appendectomy is the mainstay of treatment for acute appendicitis. Considering the complications of surgery, antibiotic treatment has also been gaining increasing interest in cases of acute appendicitis. This study aimed to compare the efficacy of antibiotics to surgery for acute uncomplicated appendicitis. The PubMed, Medline, Medscape and Cochrane... Show More