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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.

ap•pen•dec•to•my

(ˌæp ənˈdɛk tə mi)

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

appendectomy

Surgery to remove the appendix.
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
Translations

appendectomy

[ˌæpenˈdektəmɪ] Napendectomía f

appendectomy

, appendicectomy
nBlinddarmoperation f, → Appendektomie f (spec)

appendectomy

[ˌæpɛnˈdɛktəmɪ] nappendicectomia

ap·pen·dec·to·my

, appendicecto my
n. apendectomía, extirpación del apéndice.

appendectomy

n (pl -mies) apendicectomía
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Evaluation of modified alvarado score for frequency of negative appendicectomies.
15] It is interesting to point out that patients with negative appendicectomies were mainly girls, [13] even when the three patients in this group who had a gynaecological disease are excluded.
The diagnosis of chronic appendicitis, a diagnosis which often led to negative appendicectomies and persistent symptoms after operation, was discussed in the older studies in this review.
A retrospective study was performed to determine histological diagnosis, demographic data, the rate of perforated appendicitis and negative appendicectomies.
Clinicopathological correlation in 1016 appendicectomies performed at two tertiary care gospitals.
During the study period 1124 appendicectomies were performed, 894 (79.
Surgeons performing appendicectomies should be aware of the possibility of a duplicate appendix, particularly in the context of an unwell patient with clinical features highly suggestive of acute appendicitis, but with a macroscopically normal appendix at the time of operation.
Bill did his two years of National Service in the Royal Navy and single-handedly carried out two appendicectomies while at sea in the Indian Ocean, with nothing but ether for an anaesthetic.
Bill did his two years of National Service in the Royal Navy on board HMS Loch Quoich, and single-handedly carried out two appendicectomies while at sea in the Indian Ocean, with nothing but ether for an anaesthetic.
Nowadays, surgeons are also opting to perform appendicectomies via keyhole surgery, thereby minimising scars and improving recovery times.