Update Course Rewind: Management of Appendicitis 2022
May 25, 2023

Appendicitis is one of the most common conditions seen by pediatric surgeons but still has many controversies in management.

This topic was discussed in the 10th annual Update Course in Pediatric Surgery 2022, with Drs. Meera Kotagal, Tolu Oyetunji, Shawn St. Peter, and Whit Holcomb we discuss the updates about treatment and management in appendicitis.

Here is a summary of the most important aspects of the talk. If you want to see the whole video go to the Live event channel.

Articles discussed:

An evidence-based definition for perforated appendicitis derived from a prospective randomized trial

Computed Tomography Utilization for the Diagnosis of Acute Appendicitis in Children Decreases With a Diagnostic Algorithm

Single daily dosing ceftriaxone and metronidazole vs standard triple antibiotic regimen for perforated appendicitis in children: a prospective randomized trial

Same-Day Discharge for Nonperforated Appendicitis in Children: An Updated Institutional Protocol

Irrigation Versus Suction Alone During Laparoscopic Appendectomy for Perforated Appendicitis: A Prospective Randomized Trial

Decreased resource utilization since initiation of institutional clinical pathway for care of children with perforated appendicitis

Safety of a new protocol decreasing antibiotic utilization after laparoscopic appendectomy for perforated appendicitis in children: A prospective observational study

Association of Nonoperative Management Using Antibiotic Therapy vs Laparoscopic Appendectomy With Treatment Success and Disability Days in Children With Uncomplicated Appendicitis


Upcoming Live Events

Pediatric Surgery Update Course 2023
Event Date: Tuesday, August 29th, 2023

Pediatric Surgery Update Course 2023

Aug 29th, 2023