The vermiform appendix: A review

@article{Barlow2013TheVA,
  title={The vermiform appendix: A review},
  author={A. Barlow and M. Muhleman and J. Gielecki and P. Matusz and R. Tubbs and M. Loukas},
  journal={Clinical Anatomy},
  year={2013},
  volume={26}
}
New research on the vermiform appendix has shed light on its function. In further understanding the function of the appendix, this information should not negatively impact the clinical judgment in the event of appendicitis. Although the appendix and its pathology have been noted for centuries, it still presents a challenge in the operating room. The most common emergency surgical procedure performed is an appendectomy. Its highly variable position within the abdomen can cause confusion for… Expand
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