Belleville News-Democrat Cites ACSH On Alternatives To Surgery For Appendicitis

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Roger Schlueter at the News-Democrat fielded a question from a concerned reader about alternatives to surgery for appendicitis. It's a bad idea to try homeopathy or alternative medicine but there are cases where surgery may not be needed.

American Council on Science and Health Senior Director of Medicine and Public Health Dr. Gil Ross said, This study adds credence to the others cited (that) it is within the realm of standard practice to consider non-surgical treatment of uncomplicated appendicitis. I m certain more such studies are in the works, and I d predict that more and more often, patients will be encouraged to avoid surgery.