Study on the Difference of Axilo-rectal Temperature in Appendicitis

Prospective Study on the Difference of Axilar-rectal Temperature in Acute Appendicitis

Sponsors

Lead Sponsor: Cirujanos la Serena

Source Cirujanos la Serena
Brief Summary

The investigators are studying prospectively the difference in axilo-rectal temperature in patients with acute appendicitis and using as a control group patients consulting with acute gastroenteritis at our emergency unit.

Overall Status Withdrawn
Start Date May 2008
Completion Date July 2008
Primary Completion Date May 2008
Study Type Observational
Primary Outcome
Measure Time Frame
The real difference in axilo-rectal temperature in patients with acute appendicitis 6 hours
Secondary Outcome
Measure Time Frame
The differences in axilo-rectal temperature between patients with acute appendicitis and acute gastroenteritis 6 hours
Condition
Intervention

Intervention Type: Other

Intervention Name: Observation and measurement of axilo-rectal temperature

Description: Measurement of axilo-rectal temperature

Eligibility

Sampling Method: Non-Probability Sample

Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria:

- Patients with acute appendicitis

- Patients with acute gastroenteritis

- Patients older than 15 years of age

Exclusion Criteria:

- Other acute abdominal diseases

Gender: All

Minimum Age: 15 Years

Maximum Age: N/A

Healthy Volunteers: No

Overall Official
Last Name Role Affiliation
Marcelo A Beltran, M.D. Principal Investigator Hospital de La Serena
Location
Facility:
Hospital de La Serena - Emergency Unit | La Serena, IV Region, Chile
Hospital de La Serena | La Serena, IV Region, Chile
Location Countries

Chile

Verification Date

October 2012

Responsible Party

Type: Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation: Cirujanos la Serena

Investigator Full Name: MARCELO A. BELTRAN, M.D.

Investigator Title: DIGESTIVE SURGEON

Keywords
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Condition Browse
Arm Group

Label: Group I

Description: Patients with acute appendicitis

Label: Group II

Description: Patients with acute gastroenteritis

Study Design Info

Observational Model: Case-Control

Time Perspective: Prospective

Source: ClinicalTrials.gov