[Inversion versus amputation of the appendix: an objective comparison of 440 randomized cases (author's transl)].


Normal or scarred appendixes may be removed by amputation or inversion. Inversion is appealing for its high degree of asepsis, but criticized for the possibility of organ retention with consecutive invagination. The risks and advantages of amputation appear to be exactly the opposite. For objective comparison, a prospective study was undertaken, using both… (More)


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