Analysis of endoloops and endostaples for closing the appendiceal stump during laparoscopic appendectomy

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An inadequate closure of the appendiceal stump can lead to intra-abdominal surgical site infections. The aim of this study was to assess the efficiency of different closure techniques by focusing on the intraoperative and postoperative complications versus cost. From June 2011 to June 2013, 333 patients from two different hospitals undergoing laparoscopic… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00595-013-0818-8

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@article{Raki2013AnalysisOE, title={Analysis of endoloops and endostaples for closing the appendiceal stump during laparoscopic appendectomy}, author={Mislav Raki{\'c} and Miro Juki{\'c} and Zenon Pogoreli{\'c} and Ivana Mrkli{\'c} and Robert Kli{\vc}ek and Nikica Dru{\vz}ijani{\'c} and Zdravko Perko and Leonardo Patrlj}, journal={Surgery Today}, year={2013}, volume={44}, pages={1716-1722} }