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Appendectomy

Known as: appendicectomy, Appendectomies, appendectomy procedure 
Surgery to remove the appendix (small finger-shaped pouch at the end of the first part of the large intestine).
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Review
2017
Review
2017
Importance Antibiotic therapy for acute uncomplicated appendicitis is effective in adult patients, but its application in… Expand
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Review
2017
Review
2017
Objective: We compared the incidence of appendicitis or appendectomy across the world and evaluated temporal trends. Summary… Expand
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Review
2017
Review
2017
Objective: The aim was to investigate available evidence regarding effectiveness and safety of surgical versus conservative… Expand
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Review
2016
Review
2016
PurposeThe transversus abdominal plane (TAP) block has been described as an effective pain control technique after abdominal… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Although the incidence and prevalence of ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease are beginning to stabilize in high-incidence… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND A history of appendectomy is rare in patients with ulcerative colitis. This suggests a protective effect of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
OBJECTIVE To study mortality after appendectomy. SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA The management of patients with suspected appendicitis… Expand
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Review
1997
Review
1997
OBJECTIVE The authors present an accurate and comprehensive snapshot of appendicitis and the practice of appendectomy in the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
The successful application of laparoscopic surgery to gallbladder disease and acute appendicitis has encouraged clinical… Expand
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Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
These newly developed endoscopic methods in gynaecology for haemostasis during surgical pelviscopy (Endocoagulation Roeder-loop… Expand
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