Regarding birth weight, the significant difference was between uncomplicated
pregnancy and gestational diabetes groups (P= 0.027), and between preterm labour group and all other groups namely uncomplicated
pregnancy, gestational hypertension and gestational diabetes (P= 0.001, P= 0.002 and P= 0.000 respectively).
In this prospective trial, a 1-day antibiotic therapy protocol was compared with a 4-day regimen to evaluate the efficacy of short-term antibiotic treatment in patients with right colonic uncomplicated
When the investigators looked at mean platelet counts by trimester, they saw no difference between those with uncomplicated
and complicated pregnancies until the third trimester.
One previous randomized control trial (RCT; N=623) found that antibiotic treatment (compared with no antibiotic treatment) for acute uncomplicated
diverticulitis did not speed recovery or prevent complications (perforation or abscess formation) or recurrence at 12 months.
One meta-analysis (5) and five randomized openlabel controlled trials performed in Uganda and Thailand examined the efficacy of ACTs for uncomplicated
P falciparum in women during their second and third trimesters of pregnancy and found cure rates [greater than or equal to] 94.9%, with ACTs performing equal to or better than quinine-based regimens (Table 1) (6-10).
Considering the lack of a standardized definition of symptomatic uncomplicated
diverticular disease, we considered this subtype of diverticular disease as the occurrence of nonspecific diverticular disease-related abdominal symptoms, such as lower abdominal pain and altered bowel habit, in the absence of macroscopic colonic mucosa alterations [4, 7, 14].
They concluded that medical management of uncomplicated
appendicitis in a select low-risk pediatric population is safe and does not result in significant morbidity.
Where CRP was a fair indicator distinguishing between uncomplicated
and complex appendicitis (area under curve 0.72), WCC failed at distinguishing between these 2 groups (area under curve for WCC 0.58).
Similarly, fluoroquinolones are not recommended as first-line agents in uncomplicated
urinary tract infections.
A survey was also conducted to determine the first line therapeutic choice of Paediatricians in the treatment of uncomplicated
Plasmodium vivax malaria in children in Pakistan.
Group I included 30 uncomplicated
and well controlled diabetic patients; all were between 25 and 55 years of age.