(D)Elayed vs. (E)Arly (L)Aparoscopic (a)Ppendectom(Y)

(D)Elayed vs. (E)Arly (L)Aparoscopic (A)Ppendectom(Y)

The DELAY Trial will compare immediate (< 6 hours from decision to operate) to delayed (Surgery to take place the following morning) appendectomy in adult patients presenting to the emergency department with suspected acute appendicitis. The primary outcome will be 30 day postoperative complications.

No pharmaceutical medication involved
Recruiting patients only

Procedure - Appendectomy

Appendectomy is the surgical removal of the appendix.

Delayed vs. Early Laparoscopic Appendectomy : A Randomized Controlled Trial (The DELAY Trial)