[Laparoscopic versus conventional appendectomy: a prospective randomized study].

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The discussion about laparoscopic appendectomy has increased since the introduction of this method. Randomized comparisons are still feasible, whereas this cannot be stated for other laparoscopic procedures (e.g., laparoscopic cholecystectomy). This randomized controlled trial included 170 patients. Open appendectomy was employed in 83 patients, and 87 were… (More)

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@article{Henle1996LaparoscopicVC, title={[Laparoscopic versus conventional appendectomy: a prospective randomized study].}, author={K P Henle and Sieghard Beller and Jennie Rechner and Andreas Zerz and Gerhard Szinicz and Anton Klingler}, journal={Der Chirurg; Zeitschrift fur alle Gebiete der operativen Medizen}, year={1996}, volume={67 5}, pages={526-30; discussion 522} }