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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* Emergency Appendicectomy were performed in about 193 (96.5%) patients and 190 (95%) patients confirmed Histology for acute appendicitis.
It was initially treated conservatively, later on due to persistence of pain abdomen and increase in intensity clinical diagnosis of acute appendicitis was made and appendicectomy was planned via traditional incision.
Type 2 Amyand's hernia is managed by appendicectomy and type 3 and 4 by percutaneous CT guided drainage, open drainage through the groin or laparotomy.9,10 The controversy exists about the management of type1 Amyand's hernia where appendix is not inflamed.9 Some studies suggest that appendicectomy can lead to wound infection and chances of hernia recurrence while others suggest that incidental appendicectomy can theoretically decrease the chances of future morbidity if appendicitis occurs and there is also a fear that manipulating appendix may lead to secondary appendicitis.7 These concerns are not scientifically proven and long term follow up in few cases suggest that simple reduction of non-inflammed appendix is usually preferred.
The four procedures were abdominal wall closure at laparotomy, mastectomy, appendicectomy and inguinal hernia repair.
It can complicate several different types of surgical procedures and has been reported to occur post brain surgery post appendicectomy post lung segmentectomy and post thyroidectomy.
The whole Atlas has been divided into ten sections which includes Introduction about simulation in laparoscopic surgery training, Basics of Minimal Invasive Surgery, Diagnostic laparoscopy, Laparoscopic Appendicectomy, Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy, Hydatid Cyst, Laparoscopy in Acute Abdomen, Laparoscopic Repair for Hernia, Laparoscopy in Gynaecology, Minimal Invasive Urological Procedures.
In this study there were 20 patients with postoperative adhesions, most common after appendicectomy and gynecological procedure, 10 (50%) and 6 (30%) respectively.
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.