Now Appendix can be Treated with Antibiotics

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Now Appendix can be Treated with Antibiotics

After reviewing several studies, some European doctors have revealed out that now appendix can be treated alone with the help of antibiotics. From now onwards, most of the appendicitis suffering individuals can skip out the appendix surgery known as appendectomy for treating their problem.

But then at the same time, this panel of doctors also mentioned that this approach can be risky for those who are habitual of taking antibiotics. Body of such individuals doesn’t respond much to these medicines, and therefore, they need a surgery only to remove appendix from their body. A delay in surgery can increase complications for such people.

As told by an expert to WebMD, this approach of using antibiotics for treating appendix has not been fully accepted by all the countries. In comparison to Europe, a very slow adoption process of antibiotics for appendix treatment exists in the United States of America. It was in 1889, when appendectomy was introduced for appendicitis patients and since then, it has been successfully treating them. But now, with these upcoming antibiotics, doctors claim not to take every patient under the sharpness of knife.

These antibiotics not only tend to remove appendix from the human body but these also significantly reduces the risk of complications and death.

To conduct this study, the researchers executed a meta-analysis of four randomized controlled trials. These trials involved in total 900 adult patients; all suffering from basic but acute appendicitis. Out of this group, 470 patients were given antibiotics and 430 were treated with surgery.

As a result, the researchers found that 63% of antibiotic treated patients were absolutely fine after one year of their treatment. In fact, in comparison to appendectomy group, 31% of them had lower risk of complications. Only 20% patients were there who were found with recurring symptoms of appendix. Some of them were given another round of antibiotics and treated well and the remaining were admitted for a surgery.


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