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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Appendicitis
and you are
between 18 and 75
years old
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This is an observational trial.
You are contributing to medical knowledge about your condition.
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The purpose

Acute appendicitis is a frequent surgical emergency, with an estimated incidence of about 80,000 cases a year (in France). It mainly affects young adults but is associated with a low complication rate and a short stay in hospital. Ambulatory treatment is an innovative type of care in which the patient is hospitalized for less than 12 hours and does not stay overnight in hospital. Ambulatory care is based on the guidelines issued by three French learned societies (the SFCD, the ACHBT and the AFCA) and has been defined by the French government as a national priority. The literature data show that 20% of patients undergoing appendicectomy for acute appendicitis can be treated on an ambulatory basis. However, the success factors for short-stay care (hospitalization <24 hours) or ambulatory care (hospitalization <12 hours) have yet to be identified. The investigators thus intend to perform a retrospective study of data from the PMSI French national hospital information system, in order to identify factors that are predictive of a length of hospital stay below 24 hours in patients having undergone appendicectomy for acute appendicitis during 2013 in France. The objective is to define the population of patients that could potentially benefit from ambulatory care.

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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT02894086. The sponsor of the trial is Centre Hospitalier Universitaire, Amiens and it is looking for 0 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
A Retrospective Study of the Feasibility of Ambulatory Appendicectomy for Acute Appendicitis (Based on Data From the PMSI French National Hospital Information System) in the Adults Hospitalized Between December 2013 and December 2014