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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1936-2017
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND Appendectomy has been the treatment for acute appendicitis for over 120 years. Antibiotic treatment has occasionally… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA The value of laparoscopy in appendicitis is not established. Studies suffer from multiple limitations… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
OBJECTIVE To compare length of hospital stay, in-hospital complications, in-hospital mortality, and rate of routine discharge… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND Despite many randomized controlled trials, the merits of laparoscopic appendectomy remain unclear. A meta-analysis may… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Laparoscopic appendectomy is a safe alternative to open appendectomy to treat appendicitis. The author reports his experience in… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
BACKGROUND While the advantages of laparoscopic cholecystectomy are clear, the benefits of laparoscopic appendectomy (LA) are… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
n = 79) or an open appendectomy ( n = 72) showed no difference in sex, age, American Society of Anesthesiology (ASA) rating, or… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
The surgical outcome of the first 25 patients in whom the Pelosi single-puncture laparoscopic appendectomy technique was employed… (More)
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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… (More)
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