The laparoscopic approach for perforated appendicitis, including cases complicated by abscess formation.

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BACKGROUND Although the laparoscopic approach for perforated appendicitis is commonly performed, there is some controversy over its use because of postoperative complications. These may be associated with various types of disease entities, from gangrenous change to diffuse peritonitis with abscess formation. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the… (More)
DOI: 10.1089/lap.2009.0196

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