laparoscopic appendectomy

Known as: appendectomy laparoscopic, appendicectomy laparoscopic, laparoscopic appendicectomy 
Surgical removal of the vermiform appendix, using a laparoscope.
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND Laparoscopic appendectomy is generally performed with the three-port system. In this study, we performed a unique… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Background Data: The value of laparoscopy in appendicitis is not established. Studies suffer from multiple limitations. Our aim… (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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2001
Highly Cited
2001
HYPOTHESIS The incidence of postoperative intra-abdominal abscess is higher after laparoscopic compared with open appendectomy… (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
BACKGROUND There have been numerous retrospective and uncontrolled series of laparoscopic appendectomy (LA), as well as 16… (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
1995
Highly Cited
1995
OBJECTIVE The authors compare open and laparoscopic appendectomy in a randomized fashion with regard to length of operation… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
OBJECTIVE The authors determined whether there was an advantage to laparoscopic appendectomy when compared with open appendectomy… (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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