Antibiotics or Surgery for Appendicitis, An Unfair Choice For Patients (Right Now)

Antibiotics (without surgery) for appendicitis is the latest trending topic in surgery. Despite the fact that research is still ongoing, many surgeons are jumping to offer antibiotics as an alternative to surgery for appendicitis.  We know that an antibiotics-only approach is still quasi-experimental. Because we cannot be confident that antibiotics is effective long-term, some surgeons choose to offer both options…