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ap·pen·dec·to·my

 (ăp′ən-dĕk′tə-mē)
n. pl. ap·pen·dec·to·mies
Surgical removal of the vermiform appendix.

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ap•pen•dec•to•my

(ˌæp ənˈdɛk tə mi)

n., pl. -mies.
surgical removal of the vermiform appendix.
[1890–95]
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appendectomy

Surgery to remove the appendix.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.appendectomy - surgical removal of the vermiform appendixappendectomy - surgical removal of the vermiform appendix
ablation, cutting out, extirpation, excision - surgical removal of a body part or tissue
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Translations

appendectomy

[ˌæpenˈdektəmɪ] Napendectomía f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

appendectomy

, appendicectomy
nBlinddarmoperation f, → Appendektomie f (spec)
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appendectomy

[ˌæpɛnˈdɛktəmɪ] nappendicectomia
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ap·pen·dec·to·my

, appendicecto my
n. apendectomía, extirpación del apéndice.
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appendectomy

n (pl -mies) apendicectomía
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References in periodicals archive ?
They limited their search to patients who underwent appendectomies and those who were diagnosed with Parkinson's disease based on Systematized Nomenclature of Medicine-Clinical Terms.
Previous findings on appendectomies and Parkinson's have been inconsistent, with some studies showing no relationship.
Procalcitonin as the biomarker of inflammation in diagnosis of appendicitis in pediatric patients and prevention of unnecessary appendectomies. Indian J Surg 2011; 73:136-41.
Researchers from the Van Andel Research Institute, Grand Rapids, Mich., examined 1.6 million records from the Swedish National Patient Registry and found 551,647 people who had appendectomies between 1964 and 2015.
Normally appendectomies are done with a proper abdominal incision.
[2] Over the past decade, the outcomes of laparoscopic appendectomies have compared favourably to those for open appendectomies because of decreased pain, fewer postoperative complications, shorter hospitalization, earlier mobilization, earlier return to work, and better cosmesis.
In a finding that extends the link between gut and brain health in a surprising new direction, scientists found that people who had their appendix removed were 20 percent less likely to develop the neurodegenerative disorder than people who did not have appendectomies. What's more, surgical removal of the appendix seemed to forestall the appearance of Parkinson's symptoms, which include tremors, movement difficulties and signs of dementia.
conducted a retrospective study including 53.019 appendectomies; there were 44 (0.01%) cases with primary adenocarcinoma of the appendix, and a 12-year survival in 59% of these patients.
Indeed, a smaller study using Danish health registries, published in 2016, found that appendectomies were associated with a small increase in Parkinson's disease risk 10 or more years after surgery.
All appendectomies were performed by the same surgical team.The inclusion criteria included patients of both genders between the ages of 01 to 12 years.
Malign tumors of the appendix are rare and are seen at a rate of 0.5%-1.4% following appendectomies (10).