Summary: For patients with acute uncomplicated appendicitis, initial treatment with antibiotics may lead to fewer patients (92/100) needing surgery within the next month (although 23/100 may have recurrent appendicitis within the next year), compared to initial treatment with appendectomy.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/26990957/

Strength of Recommendation = A

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