Comparison of stapling techniques and management of the mesoappendix in laparoscopic appendectomy.


Many techniques for laparoscopic appendectomy have been proposed with few comparative studies. We performed a retrospective review of all patients undergoing laparoscopic appendectomy for uncomplicated appendicitis from 2006 to 2011. Techniques were: (1) transection of the mesoappendix and appendix with a single staple line (SSL); (2) transection of the… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/SLE.0000000000000040


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