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appendicectomy

(esp US and Canadian), appendectomy
surgical removal of any appendage, esp the vermiform appendix

appendectomy

[‚ap·ən′dek·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Surgical removal of the vermiform appendix.
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Of the 62,218,050 records in the database, they identified 488,190 patients who underwent appendectomies. In all, 4,470 cases of Parkinson's disease were observed in patients with appendectomies, and 177,230 cases of Parkinson's disease in patients without appendectomies.
Researchers analysed and identified those who had appendectomies and were diagnosed with Parkinson's disease at least six months later for the study.
Two port laparoscopic appendectomies has better option than three port and is now considered to be a safe and excellent alternative to open appendectomy.
Appendiceal tumors: retrospective clinicopathologic analysis of appendiceal tumors from 7970 appendectomies. Dis Colon Rectum 1998; 41: 75-80.
Appendectomies were performed by consultant surgeons and residents.
Histopathological correlations of appendectomies: a clinical audit of a single center.
In addition, our study showed that most of the appendectomies were performed >5 years before UC diagnosis, which was similar to control.
A hospital that was a fast adopter of minimally invasive colectomies was not more likely to be a fast adopter of appendectomies, and there is no evidence that capacity constraints are driving the difference.
Some studies show that up to 20 percent of all appendectomies are unnecessary-just as up to 15 percent of caesarean sections are actually unwarranted.
In the US, approximately 300 000 people undergo appendectomies annually in acute care hospitals.
Gastinger, "Ninety-four appendectomies for suspected acute appendicitis during pregnancy," World Journal of Surgery, vol.