appendicectomy


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appendicectomy

(esp US and Canadian), appendectomy
surgical removal of any appendage, esp the vermiform appendix
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Khan et al applied the Alvarado scoring system in Asian population and achieved a sensitivity and specificity of 59% and 23% respectively, with a positive predictive value of 83.3% with negative appendicectomy rate of 15.6%.
Next day patient complained of increase in intensity of pain, more in lower abdomen and tenderness on both sides of lower abdomen and provisional diagnosis from acute gastritis to acute appendicitis was made and emergency appendicectomy was planned.
In type 1 variant, we suggest that prophylactic appendicectomy is not required.
[7] reported suture granuloma in the abdominal wall with intra-abdominal extension 12 years after open appendicectomy in our patient, granuloma was detected 14 years postoperatively
Most common surgical procedures (N=2 487) Procedure n (%) Minor debridement 358 (11.4) Inguinofemoral hernia repair 352 (11.2) Laparoscopic cholecystectomy 308 (9.8) Ventral hernia repair 308 (9.8) Laparoscopic appendicectomy 192 (6.1) Above-knee amputation 160 (5.1) Open appendicectomy 154 (4.9) Incision and drainage of abscess 153 (4.9) Diagnostic laparotomy 141 (4.5) Major debridement for necrotising fasciitis 129 (4.1) Partial colectomy 116 (3.7) Below-knee amputation 116 (3.7) Table 6.
A comparative study of laparoscopic appendicectomy versus open appendicectomy.
Caption: Figure 1: Screenshots of steps while 'performing' an appendicectomy. The 'surgeon' would proceed by dragging the green circle on the screen to the pink one.
Safety and efficacy of antibiotics compared with appendicectomy for treatment of uncomplicated acute appendicitis: meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials.
Single port/incision laparoscopic surgery compared with standard three-port laparoscopic surgery for appendicectomy: a randomized controlled trial.
Appendicectomy is one of the most common surgical procedures performed in general surgical practice.