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TITLE:

EVALUATION THE USE OF ANTIBIOTICS FOR MANAGEMENT OF ACUTE NON- PERFORATED APPENDICITIS

AUTHORS:

Hatim Mashan R Almutairi, Abdulhamid Saeed Alghamdi, Abdulrahman Yahya Ali Jabbari, Ali Nasser Ali Jabbari, Mohammed Ahmed Alshammari, Wadiah Ali Alshaif, Elaf Saleh Alabdulrazaq, Meaad Naji Saeed Al. Mouwalled, Wafaa Abdullah M Alzahrani, Albatoul Fahad Almulhim, Saeed Mubarak Saeed Alshahrani, Zainah Nasser Al-Qahtani

ABSTRACT:

Background: Appendicitis is one of the common medical intra- abdominal emergencies which require an emergent surgery. In the recent years a lot of literatures published in regard to the use of antibiotics in the management of acute nonperforated appendicitis. Objective: In our review we aim to evaluate the role of antibiotics in compare to early appendectomy in the management of acute non- perforated appendicitis Methods: PubMed database were used for articles selection. All relevant articles related to our review were chosen to cover the following topics: Appendicitis, Management, Appendectomy and Antibiotics. We excluded other articles, which are not related to our objectives. The data have been extracted according to specific form to be reviewed by the authors Conclusion: In this review we compared non- operative treatment with antibiotics to surgery for acute uncomplicated appendicitis, we have found that non- operative treatment is feasible, safe and cost effective.

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