Port-exteriorization appendectomy (PEA): a preliminary report

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 Between 1994 and 1999, 121 patients with the clinical diagnosis of acute appendicitis were operated upon at our institute, 70 by conventional appendectomy and 51 by laparoscopic procedures. There were no significant differences in the demographic data, but the percentage of complicated appendicitis operated upon laparoscopically (47%) was higher than in… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s003830000444

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