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apendicectomy laparoscopy

C Fortea-Sanchis, D Martínez-Ramos, J Escrig-Sos, J M Daroca-José, G A Paiva-Coronel, R Queralt-Martín, R García-Calvo, M I Rivadulla-Serrano, J L Salvador-Sanchis
BACKGROUND: There is no international consensus on the approach of choice for performing appendectomy. AIMS: To analyze and compare open and laparoscopic approaches in the surgical treatment of acute appendicitis. MATERIAL AND METHODS: A retrospective study was carried out on patients over 14-years-old operated on for suspected acute appendicitis between January 2007 and December 2009. Variables were: age, sex, body mass index, specialized surgeon or resident in training, progression duration, conversion rate, use of drains, abdominal cavity irrigation, macroscopic appearance of the appendix, onset time of anesthesia, ASA classification, postoperative hospital stay, resumption of intake of liquids, and complications...
April 2012: Revista de Gastroenterología de México
Edgar Marcial Rivera Díaz
STATE OF THE PROBLEM: To establish the advantages and disadvantages of open appendicectomy versus laparoscopic appendicectomy in the surgical treatment of acute appendicitis in the National Hospital Carlos Alberto Seguin Escobedo. OBJECTIVES/AIMS: Comparative evaluation of open appendicectomy versus laparoscopic appendicectomy in their grouped in: a) Characters/Features.- Age, sex, occupation, time of disease, symptoms and signs, laboratory investigations, pre and post operative diagnoses, pre and post operative antibiotic therapy and time of anesthesia, b) Impact of surgical techniques in: preoperative time, operative time, operative accidents, stay in hospital and postoperative complications, and c) Evaluation of the benefits through comparative costs of both techniques...
October 2002: Revista de Gastroenterología del Perú: órgano Oficial de la Sociedad de Gastroenterología del Perú
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