incidental appendectomy

Surgical removal of the vermiform appendix, performed incidentally to another primary surgical procedure.
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2009
2009
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES The first laparoscopic appendectomy was performed over 25 years ago, and yet controversy still exists… (More)
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2008
2008
BACKGROUND Several studies reported that pathology of the appendix is frequently detected alongside endometriosis, especially… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
STUDY DESIGN A retrospective, long-term follow-up study. OBJECTIVES To find out whether incidental durotomy in lumbar disc… (More)
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2005
2005
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine if previous cesarean section is an independent risk factor for incidental… (More)
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2003
2003
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to assess the complication rates of incidental appendectomies in women who undergo benign… (More)
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2001
2001
BACKGROUND In a study carried out before laparoscopy or managed care, there was no cost or patient benefit for routine incidental… (More)
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1995
1995
OBJECTIVES To assess the short-term outcomes of incidental appendectomy through analysis of hospital administrative data and… (More)
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1995
1995
PURPOSE To investigate the issue of incidental appendectomy during urological surgery we retrospectively studied its consequences… (More)
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Review
1990
Review
1990
Incidental appendectomy is contraindicated in patients whose conditions are unstable, patients previously diagnosed with Crohn's… (More)
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1987
1987
Statewide hospital discharge data in South Carolina for the period 1979-81 were used to evaluate the effectiveness of the… (More)
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