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CONservative TReatment of Appendicitis in Children a randomised controlled Trial CONTRACT (Feasibility study)
Project title: CONservative TReatment of Appendicitis in Children a randomised controlled Trial CONTRACT (Feasibility study)
Call to action: 14/192 14/192 HTA CET Open Call, HTA EoI to Full Form
Research type: Primary Research
Chief investigator: Mr Nigel Hall
Lead Author: Mr Nigel Hall
Contractor: University of Southampton
Co-investigators: Dr Erin Walker, Dr Maria Chorozoglou, Dr Simon Eaton, Dr Wendy Wood, Dr William Van't Hoff, Miss Harriet Corbett, Mr Michael Stanton, Mr Simon Grist, Professor Bridget Young, Professor Esther Crawley, Professor Isabel Reading, Professor Jane Blazeby, Stefano Giuliani.
Started: July 2016 | Status: Published February 2021
This study suggested that a multicentre trial comparing the effectiveness of broad-spectrum antibiotics and active observation to appendicectomy is feasible.
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