appendectomy


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Related to appendectomy: appendicitis

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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After appendectomy for uncomplicated acute appendicitis.
After the blood samples were obtained, the previous incision site of all rabbits in groups 3, 4, and 5 was reopened, and appendectomy was performed.
Acute appendicitis after appendectomy results from incomplete appendectomy, mainly due to a long stump left behind after the initial surgery.
To date, an appendectomy remains a most frequent emergent abdominal surgery globally (Bhangu, Soreide, Di Saverio, Assarson, & Drake, 2015; Columbia University Medical Center, 2015).
Our results suggest that in patients with appendiceal adenocarcinoma and an advanced stage of tumor, right hemicolectomy is a better choice than appendectomy alone.
Conclusion: Laparoscopic assisted open appendectomy is a safe, quick and easy to learn technique in children which combines all the advantages of minimal access surgery with open appendectomy while reducing the number of complications associated with it.
The researchers found that 70 patients who initially received antibiotics underwent appendectomy in the first year (27.3 percent), and 30 additional antibiotic-treated patients underwent appendectomy between years one and five (16.1 percent).
Laparoscopic appendectomy significantly reduces length of stay for perforated appendicitis.
The initial reports regarding treatment options for GCC recommended appendectomy as an adequate treatment.
It also delves into a potential blood donor's medical history - the date of his latest appendectomy or other operation, tooth extraction procedure, blood transfusion and acupuncture.
Objective: To share our institutional experience and outcome of appendectomy in the pediatric population early in our transition from open approach to laparoscopic.
KEYWORDS: Acute appendicitis, Appendectomy, Diagnosis, Variation.