appendicectomy


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appendicectomy

(əˌpɛndɪˈsɛktəmɪ) or

appendectomy

n, pl -mies
(Surgery) surgical removal of any appendage, esp the vermiform appendix
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Noun1.appendicectomy - surgical removal of the vermiform appendixappendicectomy - surgical removal of the vermiform appendix
ablation, cutting out, extirpation, excision - surgical removal of a body part or tissue
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Total abdominal hysterectomy, bilateral salpingoophorectomy, omentectomy, appendicectomy and right hemicolectomy at ileotransverse colon junction with end to end anastomosis were performed.
Is invagination of appendicular stump in appendicectomy necessary?
Choice of approach for appendicectomy: a meta-analysis of open versus laparoscopic appendicectomy.
The consensus would be that the requirement is inversely proportional to the complexity of the procedure: with urethral catheterization for example, the student would probably be required to be able to demonstrate the procedure on a dummy; for an appendicectomy, to describe it step-by-step; while for a Whipple's pancreatoduodenectomy, being able to assemble the jigsaw puzzle on paper would be commendable.
Amoxicillin plus clavulanic acid versus appendicectomy for treatment of acute uncomplicated appendicitis: an open-label, non-inferiority, randomised controlled trial.
At laparoscopic appendicectomy the appendix looked mildly inflamed (Figs 3 and 4).
e 360 patients (80%) underwent laparoscopic cholecystectomy while 90 patients (20%) had laparoscopic appendicectomy.
The patient had undergone appendicectomy 10 years back.
Antibiotics are advocated as first-line therapy to an extent, (14) but the accepted, definitive cure for the disease is surgical removal of the appendix via appendicectomy.