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Meta-analysis of antibiotics versus appendicectomy for non-perforated acute appendicitis

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Sallinen, V
Akl, E A
You, J J
Agarwal, A
Shoucair, S
Vandvik, P O
Heels-Ansdell, D
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Published in British Journal of Surgery. 2016, vol. 103, no. 6, p. 656-667
Abstract For more than a century, appendicectomy has been the treatment of choice for appendicitis. Recent trials have challenged this view. This study assessed the benefits and harms of antibiotic therapy compared with appendicectomy in patients with non-perforated appendicitis.
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SALLINEN, V et al. Meta-analysis of antibiotics versus appendicectomy for non-perforated acute appendicitis. In: British Journal of Surgery, 2016, vol. 103, n° 6, p. 656-667. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:90395

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