Same-Day Discharge in Laparoscopic Acute Non-Perforated Appendectomy.

  title={Same-Day Discharge in Laparoscopic Acute Non-Perforated Appendectomy.},
  author={Aigheyisi Oziengbe Scott and Shant Shekherdimian and Joshua D. Rouch and Greg D. Sacks and Aaron Jay Dawes and Wendy Ying Shun Lui and Letitia Bridges and Tracy Heisler and Steven R. Crain and Mang-King W Cheung and Armen Aboulian},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Surgeons},
  volume={224 1},
BACKGROUND Small studies done during the past decade have demonstrated same-day discharge after appendectomy as an option for non-perforated appendicitis. Here we have examined a large cohort to confirm that same-day discharge in acute non-perforated appendicitis is a safe option. STUDY DESIGN This was a retrospective study of patients from 14 Southern California Region Kaiser Permanente medical centers. All patients older than 18 years of age with acute, non-perforated appendicitis who… CONTINUE READING

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