Primary appendiceal tumors: report on 10 cases.


We report our experience on 10 patients with primary tumors of the appendix treated at our institution from 1998 to 2005. There were 5 women and 5 men, with a mean age of 59.1 years. Laparotomy was performed in 4 cases; whereas, the other 6 patients underwent laparoscopic exploration: Three operations were completed laparoscopically, and 3 were converted to… (More)


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