Laparoscopic versus Open Appendicectomy: A Comparative Study


There are many questions regarding the advantages and disadvantages a videolaparoscopic approach in the treatment of acute appendicitis. The authors present the results of a non-randomized, prospective study with 496 patients admitted between January 1992 and March 1998 by the General Surgery Service of São Rafael Hospital Salvador-BA-Brazil. The patients… (More)


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