Pediatric laparoscopic appendectomy: a population-based study of trends, associations, and outcomes.

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PURPOSE We performed a population-based study to analyze the trends, associations, and outcomes of laparoscopic appendectomy (LA) in the Canadian universal health care setting. METHODS Children younger than 18years coded for urgent appendectomy in the discharge abstract database of the Canadian Institute of Health Information during 2004-2010 were… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2014.09.004

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@article{Cheong2014PediatricLA, title={Pediatric laparoscopic appendectomy: a population-based study of trends, associations, and outcomes.}, author={Li Hsia Alicia Cheong and Sherif G S Emil}, journal={Journal of pediatric surgery}, year={2014}, volume={49 12}, pages={1714-8} }