[Possibilities in diagnostic laparoscopy of acute appendicitis].

@article{Sazhin2002PossibilitiesID,
  title={[Possibilities in diagnostic laparoscopy of acute appendicitis].},
  author={Vladimir Sazhin and A L Avdovenko and Dmitry Klimov and P A Malashenko and Alexander Viacheslavovich Sazhin and V A Iurishchev},
  journal={Khirurgiia},
  year={2002},
  volume={8},
  pages={24-7}
}
Results of diagnostic laparoscopy in acute appendicitis suspects are presented. Laparoscopy allowed examination of the appendix in 96.5% cases, to make final diagnosis in 92.5% and to avoid surgery in 31.2% cases. Larger application of diagnostic laparoscopy in patients suspected of acute appendicitis will reduce significantly rate of diagnostic mistakes… CONTINUE READING