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  • Condition: Appendicitis
  • Journal: The New England journal of medicine
  • Treatment Used: Antibiotics versus Appendectomy
  • Number of Patients: 1552
  • Published —
In this study, researchers compared the effectiveness of antibiotics versus appendectomy for the treatment of appendicitis.
  • Condition: Heart Failure
  • Journal: Giornale italiano di cardiologia (2006)
  • Treatment Used: Palliative Care
  • Number of Patients: 0
  • Published —
This article provides an overview and discussion for the symptom management in patients with heart failure eligible for palliative care.
  • Condition: Abdominal pain in children with occult constipation
  • Journal: Revista de gastroenterologia del Peru : organo oficial de la Sociedad de Gastroenterologia del Peru
  • Treatment Used: Polyethylene glycol versus lactulose
  • Number of Patients: 51
  • Published —
The study compared the effects of polyethylene glycol versus lactulose for children with occult constipation.
  • Condition: Acute Appendicitis
  • Journal: The American surgeon
  • Treatment Used: Nonemergent Management
  • Number of Patients: 1007
  • Published —
This study determined the risk of rupture and complications in patients with appendicitis.
  • Condition: Severe Chronic Idiopathic Constipation Associated with Megarectosigmoid
  • Journal: Journal of pediatric surgery
  • Treatment Used: Transanal Proximal Rectosigmoidectomy
  • Number of Patients: 13
  • Published —
This study observed patients with chronic idiopathic constipation with megarectosigmoid who underwent transanal proximal rectosigmoidectomy during July 2017-May 2018.
  • Condition: Appendicitis
  • Journal: European journal of pediatrics
  • Treatment Used: Non-operative treatment
  • Number of Patients: 45
  • Published —
This study evaluated non-operative treatment in children with uncomplicated appendicitis.
  • Condition: Distal Intestinal Obstruction Syndrome (DIOS) in Cystic Fibrosis
  • Journal: The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
  • Treatment Used: Interventions
  • Number of Patients: 20
  • Published —
This review of the literature evaluated the effectiveness and safety of different treatment regimens for the treatment of distal intestinal obstruction syndrome (DIOS) (complete and incomplete) in children and adults with cystic fibrosis.
  • Condition: Severe Functional Constipation
  • Journal: Journal of pediatric surgery
  • Treatment Used: structured bowel management program
  • Number of Patients: 184
  • Published —
The purpose of the study was to assess the effect of a bowel management program on health-care utilization and costs.
  • Condition: Fecal Impaction in Hospitalized Children
  • Journal: Gastroenterology nursing : the official journal of the Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates
  • Treatment Used: Glycol-Electrolyte Solution vs. Magnesium Citrate
  • Number of Patients: 104
  • Published —
This study evaluated the efficiency of 2 disimpaction therapies: nasogastric GoLYTELY (polyethylene glycol-electrolyte solution) versus oral magnesium citrate in the treatment of fecal impaction in the hospital setting in children.
  • Condition: Appendiceal phlegmon or abscess in children less than 3 years of age
  • Journal: World journal of emergency surgery : WJES
  • Treatment Used: Nonoperative management
  • Number of Patients: 50
  • Published —
The study researched the outcomes of nonoperative management for appendiceal phlegmon or abscess in children less than 3 years of age.
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