To the Editor We appreciate the meta-analysis1 and Editorial2 evaluating nonoperative treatment of uncomplicated appendicitis in children in this issue of JAMA Pediatrics. However, we propose an alternative interpretation of the evidence and future direction of this work.1,2
Minneci PC, Deans KJ. Nonoperative Treatment of Appendicitis. JAMA Pediatr. 2017;171(11):1126–1127. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2017.2940
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