Surgical removal of the vermiform appendix. (Dorland, 28th ed)
Acute inflammation of the APPENDIX. Acute appendicitis is classified as simple, gangrenous, or perforated.
A worm-like blind tube extension from the CECUM.
A procedure in which a laparoscope (LAPAROSCOPES) is inserted through a small incision near the navel to examine the abdominal and pelvic organs in the PERITONEAL CAVITY. If appropriate, biopsy or surgery can be performed during laparoscopy.
Tumors or cancer of the APPENDIX.
The pit in the center of the ABDOMINAL WALL marking the point where the UMBILICAL CORD entered in the FETUS.
Opening or penetration through the wall of the INTESTINES.
An abscess located in the abdominal cavity, i.e., the cavity between the diaphragm above and the pelvis below. (From Dorland, 27th ed)
Sensation of discomfort, distress, or agony in the abdominal region.
Pathologic processes that affect patients after a surgical procedure. They may or may not be related to the disease for which the surgery was done, and they may or may not be direct results of the surgery.
A retention cyst of the salivary gland, lacrimal sac, paranasal sinuses, appendix, or gallbladder. (Stedman, 26th ed)
Infection occurring at the site of a surgical incision.
Surgical procedures performed through a natural opening in the body such as the mouth, nose, urethra, or anus, and along the natural body cavities with which they are continuous.
The period of confinement of a patient to a hospital or other health facility.
Pathological developments in the CECUM.
Tear or break of an organ, vessel or other soft part of the body, occurring in the absence of external force.
Incision into the side of the abdomen between the ribs and pelvis.
Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.
Hemorrhage into a canal or cavity of the body, such as the space covered by the serous membrane (tunica vaginalis) around the TESTIS leading to testicular hematocele or scrotal hematocele.
Infection with nematodes of the genus ENTEROBIUS; E. vermicularis, the pinworm of man, causes a crawling sensation and pruritus. This condition results in scratching the area, occasionally causing scarification.
A followup operation to examine the outcome of the previous surgery and other treatments, such as chemotherapy or radiation therapy.
Inflammation of a DIVERTICULUM or diverticula.
INFLAMMATION of LYMPH NODES in the MESENTERY.
Diagnostic, therapeutic, and investigative procedures prescribed and performed by health professionals, the results of which do not justify the benefits or hazards and costs to the patient.
A groin hernia occurring inferior to the inguinal ligament and medial to the FEMORAL VEIN and FEMORAL ARTERY. The femoral hernia sac has a small neck but may enlarge considerably when it enters the subcutaneous tissue of the thigh. It is caused by defects in the ABDOMINAL WALL.
A technique of closing incisions and wounds, or of joining and connecting tissues, in which staples are used as sutures.
Surgical removal of the GALLBLADDER.
The practice of medicine concerned with conditions affecting the health of individuals associated with the marine environment.
Surgery performed on an outpatient basis. It may be hospital-based or performed in an office or surgicenter.
Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.
A condition characterized by poorly-circumscribed gelatinous masses filled with malignant mucin-secreting cells. Forty-five percent of pseudomyxomas arise from the ovary, usually in a mucinous cystadenocarcinoma (CYSTADENOCARCINOMA, MUCINOUS), which has prognostic significance. Pseudomyxoma peritonei must be differentiated from mucinous spillage into the peritoneum by a benign mucocele of the appendix. (Segen, Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)
Disease having a short and relatively severe course.
Pain during the period after surgery.
Accumulation of purulent material in tissues, organs, or circumscribed spaces, usually associated with signs of infection.
A multilocular tumor with mucin secreting epithelium. They are most often found in the ovary, but are also found in the pancreas, appendix, and rarely, retroperitoneal and in the urinary bladder. They are considered to have low-grade malignant potential.
General term for CYSTS and cystic diseases of the OVARY.
Incorrect diagnoses after clinical examination or technical diagnostic procedures.

Introduction of appendiceal CT: impact on negative appendectomy and appendiceal perforation rates. (1/531)

OBJECTIVE To evaluate the impact of appendiceal computed tomography (CT) availability on negative appendectomy and appendiceal perforation rates. SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA: Appendiceal CT is 98% accurate. However, its impact on negative appendectomy and appendiceal perforation rates has not been reported. METHODS: The authors reviewed the medical records of 493 consecutive patients who underwent appendectomy between 1992 and 1995, 209 consecutive patients who underwent appendectomy in 1997 (59% of whom had appendiceal CT), and 206 patients who underwent appendiceal CT in 1997 without subsequent appendectomy. RESULTS: Before appendiceal CT, 98/493 patients (20%) taken to surgery had a normal appendix. After CT availability, 15/209 patients (7%) taken to surgery had a normal appendix; 7 patients did not have CT, 5 patients had surgery despite a negative CT, and 3 patients had a false-positive CT. Negative appendectomy rates were lowered overall (20% to 7%), in men (11% to 5%), in women (35% to 11%), in boys (10% to 5%), and in girls (18% to 12%). Appendiceal perforation rates dropped from 22% to 14% after CT availability. CT excluded appendicitis in 206 patients in 1997 who avoided appendectomy and identified alternative diagnoses in 105 of these patients (51%). CONCLUSION: The availability of appendiceal CT coincided with a drop in the negative appendectomy rate from 20% to 7% in all patients, and to only 3% in patients with a positive CT. Perforation rates decreased from 22% to 14%. Appendiceal CT can be advocated in nearly all female and many male patients.  (+info)

Need to measure outcome after discharge in surgical audit. (2/531)

OBJECTIVE: To assess the accuracy of outcome data on appendicectomy routinely collected as part of a surgical audit and to investigate outcome in the non-audited period after discharge. DESIGN: Retrospective analysis of audit data recorded by the Medical Data Index (MDI) computer system for all patients undergoing emergency appendicectomy in one year; subsequent analysis of their hospital notes and notes held by their general practitioners for patients identified by a questionnaire who had consulted their general practitioner for a wound complication. SETTING: One district general hospital with four consultant general surgeons serving a population of 250,000. PATIENTS: 230 patients undergoing emergency appendicectomy during 1989. MAIN MEASURES: Comparison of postoperative complications recorded in hospital notes with those recorded by the MDI system and with those recorded by patients' general practitioners after discharge. RESULTS: Of the 230 patients, 29 (13%) had a postoperative complication recorded in their hospital notes, but only 14 (6%) patients had these recorded by the MDI system. 189 (82%) of the patients completed the outcome questionnaire after discharge. The number of wound infections as recorded by the MDI system, the hospital notes, and notes held by targeted patients' general practitioners were three (1%), eight (3%), and 18 (8%) respectively. None of 12 readmissions with complications identified by the hospital notes were identified by the MDI system. CONCLUSIONS: Accurate audit of postoperative complications must be extended to the period after discharge. Computerised audit systems must be able to relate readmissions to specific previous admissions.  (+info)

Fertility patterns after appendicectomy: historical cohort study. (3/531)

OBJECTIVE: To examine fertility patterns in women who had their appendix removed in childhood. DESIGN: Historical cohort study with computerised data and fertility data for this cohort and for an age matched cohort of women from the Swedish general population. The cohorts were followed to 1994. SETTING: General population. PARTICIPANTS: 9840 women who were under 15 years when they underwent appendicectomy between 1964 and 1983; 47 590 control women. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Diagnoses at discharge. Distributions of age at birth of first child among women with perforated and non-perforated appendix and women who underwent appendicectomy but were found to have a normal appendix compared with control women by using survival analysis methods. Parity distributions at the latest update of the registry were also examined. RESULTS: Women with a history of perforated appendix had a similar rate of first birth as the control women (adjusted hazard ratio 0.95; 95% confidence interval 0.88 to 1. 04) and had a similar distribution of parity at the end of follow up. Women who had had a normal appendix removed had an increased rate of first births (1.48; 1.42 to 1.54) and on average had their first child at an earlier age and reached a higher parity than control women. CONCLUSION: A history of perforated appendix in childhood does not seem to have long term negative consequences on female fertility. This may have important implications for the management of young women with suspected appendicitis as the liberal attitude to surgical explorations with a subsequently high rate of removal of a normal appendix is often justified by a perceived increased risk of infertility after perforation. Women whose appendix was found to be normal at appendicectomy in childhood seem to belong to a subgroup with a higher fertility than the general population.  (+info)

Conditional Length of Stay. (4/531)

OBJECTIVE: To develop and test a new outcome measure, Conditional Length of Stay (CLOS), to assess hospital performance when deaths are rare and complication data are not available. DATA SOURCES: The 1991 and 1992 MedisGroups National Comparative Data Base. STUDY DESIGN: We use engineering reliability theory traditionally applied to estimate mechanical failure rates to construct a CLOS measure. Specifically, we use the Hollander-Proschan statistic to test if LOS distributions display an "extended" pattern of decreasing hazards after a transition point, suggesting that "the longer a patient has stayed in the hospital, the longer a patient will likely stay in the hospital" versus an alternative possibility that "the longer a patient has stayed in the hospital, the faster a patient will likely be discharged from the hospital." DATA COLLECTION/EXTRACTION METHODS: Abstracted records from 7,777 pediatric pneumonia cases and 3,413 pediatric appendectomy cases were available for analysis. PRINCIPAL FINDINGS: For both conditions, the Hollander-Proschan statistic strongly displays an "extended" pattern of LOS by day 3 (p<.0001) associated with declining rates of discharge. This extended pattern coincides with increasing patient complication rates. Worse admission severity and chronic disease contribute to lower rates of discharge after day 3. CONCLUSIONS: Patient stays tend to become prolonged after complications. By studying CLOS, one can determine when the rate of hospital discharge begins to diminish--without the need to directly observe complications. Policymakers looking for an objective outcome measure may find that CLOS aids in the analysis of a hospital's management of complicated patients without requiring complication data, thereby facilitating analyses concerning the management of patients whose care has become complicated.  (+info)

Counting the uninsured using state-level hospitalization data. (5/531)

OBJECTIVE: To assess the appropriateness of using state-level data on uninsured hospitalizations to estimate the uninsured population. METHODS: The authors used 1992-1996 data on hospitalizations of newborns and of appendectomy and heart attack patients in Florida to estimate the number of people in the state without health insurance coverage. These conditions were selected because they usually require hospitalization and they are common across demographic categories. RESULTS: Adjusted for the gender and ethnic composition of the population, the percentages of uninsured hospitalizations for appendectomies and heart attacks produced estimates of the state's uninsured population 1.6 percentage points lower than those reported for 1996 in the US Census March Current Population Survey. CONCLUSION: Data reported by hospitals to state agencies can be used to monitor trends in health insurance coverage and provides an alternative data source for a state-level analysis of the uninsured population.  (+info)

Day-care laparoscopic appendectomies. (6/531)

OBJECTIVE: To demonstrate the safety of laparoscopic appendectomy in a day-care setting and to compare patients selected for laparoscopic versus open appendectomy. DESIGN: A retrospective, nonrandomized study. SETTING: A community hospital in a small town in British Columbia. PATIENTS: Ninety-four consecutive patients with a clinical diagnosis of acute appendicitis. INTERVENTIONS: Each patient underwent laparoscopic or open appendectomy as selected by the operating surgeon. OUTCOME MEASURES: Duration of operation and of hospital stay, morbidity and mortality. RESULTS: The average operating time was 32 minutes for open appendectomy and 36 minutes for laparoscopic appendectomy. Two (4%) of the 52 patients who had a laparoscopic appendectomy had significant complications; 1 of them required reoperation for intra-abdominal abscess. Thirty-nine (75%) of the laparoscopic appendectomies were done as day-care procedures. The average length of stay for the remaining patients was 2.1 days. The overall complication rate for patients who underwent open appendectomy was 20%. The average length of stay for these patients was 3.2 days; no patient was discharged within 24 hours. CONCLUSIONS: Laparoscopic appendectomy can be safely performed as a day-care procedure, even for selected patients with gangrenous or perforated appendices. Patients typically selected for open appendectomy include children and those with more advanced infection.  (+info)

Hematuria: an unusual presentation for mucocele of the appendix. Case report and review of the literature. (7/531)

Mucocele of the appendix is a nonspecific term that is used to describe an appendix abnormally distended with mucus. This may be the result of either neoplastic or non-neopleastic causes and may present like most appendiceal pathology with either mild abdominal pain or life-threatening peritonitis. Urologic manifestations of mucocele of the appendix have rarely been reported. Laparoscopy can be used as a diagnostic tool in equivocal cases. Conversion to laparotomy may be indicated if there is a special concern for the ability to remove the appendix intact or if more extensive resection is warranted, as in malignancy. We here report our experience with a woman presenting with hematuria whose ultimate diagnosis was mucocele of the appendix, and we review the appropriate literature. This case highlights the mucocele as a consideration in the differential diagnosis of appendiceal pathology and serves to remind the surgeon of the importance for careful intact removal of the diseased appendix.  (+info)

Carcinoid of the appendix during laparoscopic cholecystectomy: unexpected benefits. (8/531)

Carcinoid tumors of the midgut arise from the distal duodenum, jejunum, ileum, appendix, ascending and right transverse colon. The appendix and terminal ileum are the most common location. The majority of carcinoid tumors originate from neuroendocrine cells along the gastrointestinal tract, but they are also found in the lung, ovary, and biliary tracts. We report the first case of elective laparoscopic cholecystectomy in which we found a suspicious lesion at the tip of the appendix and proceeded to perform a laparoscopic appendectomy. The lesion revealed a carcinoid tumor of the appendix.  (+info)

An appendectomy is a surgical procedure in which the vermiform appendix is removed. This procedure is performed when a patient has appendicitis, which is an inflammation of the appendix that can lead to serious complications such as peritonitis or sepsis if not treated promptly. The surgery can be done as an open procedure, in which a single incision is made in the lower right abdomen, or as a laparoscopic procedure, in which several small incisions are made and specialized instruments are used to remove the appendix. In some cases, if the appendix has burst, a more extensive surgery may be required to clean out the abdominal cavity.

Appendicitis is a medical condition characterized by inflammation of the appendix, a small finger-like structure that projects from the colon located in the lower right abdomen. The appendix doesn't have a known function, and its removal (appendectomy) does not appear to affect a person's health.

The inflammation of the appendix can be caused by various factors, such as obstruction due to hardened stool, foreign bodies, or tumors. The blockage can lead to increased pressure within the appendix, reduced blood flow, and bacterial growth, resulting in infection and inflammation. If left untreated, appendicitis can progress to peritonitis (inflammation of the lining of the abdominal cavity) or even sepsis, a life-threatening condition.

Common symptoms of appendicitis include:

* Sudden onset of pain in the lower right abdomen, which may start around the navel and shift to the lower right side over several hours
* Pain that worsens with movement, coughing, or sneezing
* Nausea and vomiting
* Loss of appetite
* Fever and chills
* Constipation or diarrhea
* Abdominal swelling or bloating

If you suspect appendicitis, it's essential to seek immediate medical attention. The standard treatment for appendicitis is surgical removal of the appendix (appendectomy), which can be performed as an open surgery or laparoscopically. Antibiotics are also administered to treat any existing infection. Delaying treatment can lead to serious complications, so it's crucial not to ignore symptoms and seek medical help promptly.

The appendix is a small, tube-like structure that projects from the large intestine, located in the lower right quadrant of the abdomen. Its function in humans is not well understood and is often considered vestigial, meaning it no longer serves a necessary purpose. However, in some animals, the appendix plays a role in the immune system. Inflammation of the appendix, known as appendicitis, can cause severe abdominal pain and requires medical attention, often leading to surgical removal of the appendix (appendectomy).

Laparoscopy is a surgical procedure that involves the insertion of a laparoscope, which is a thin tube with a light and camera attached to it, through small incisions in the abdomen. This allows the surgeon to view the internal organs without making large incisions. It's commonly used to diagnose and treat various conditions such as endometriosis, ovarian cysts, infertility, and appendicitis. The advantages of laparoscopy over traditional open surgery include smaller incisions, less pain, shorter hospital stays, and quicker recovery times.

Appendiceal neoplasms refer to various types of tumors that can develop in the appendix, a small tube-like structure attached to the large intestine. These neoplasms can be benign or malignant and can include:

1. Adenomas: These are benign tumors that arise from the glandular cells lining the appendix. They are usually slow-growing and may not cause any symptoms.
2. Carcinoids: These are neuroendocrine tumors that arise from the hormone-producing cells in the appendix. They are typically small and slow-growing, but some can be aggressive and spread to other parts of the body.
3. Mucinous neoplasms: These are tumors that produce mucin, a slippery substance that can cause the appendix to become distended and filled with mucus. They can be low-grade (less aggressive) or high-grade (more aggressive) and may spread to other parts of the abdomen.
4. Adenocarcinomas: These are malignant tumors that arise from the glandular cells lining the appendix. They are relatively rare but can be aggressive and spread to other parts of the body.
5. Pseudomyxoma peritonei: This is a condition in which mucin produced by an appendiceal neoplasm leaks into the abdominal cavity, causing a jelly-like accumulation of fluid and tissue. It can be caused by both benign and malignant tumors.

Treatment for appendiceal neoplasms depends on the type and stage of the tumor, as well as the patient's overall health. Treatment options may include surgery, chemotherapy, or radiation therapy.

The umbilicus, also known as the navel, is the scar left on the abdominal wall after the removal of the umbilical cord in a newborn. The umbilical cord connects the developing fetus to the placenta in the uterus during pregnancy, providing essential nutrients and oxygen while removing waste products. After birth, the cord is clamped and cut, leaving behind a small stump that eventually dries up and falls off, leaving the umbilicus. In adults, it typically appears as a slight depression or dimple on the abdomen.

Intestinal perforation is a medical condition that refers to a hole or tear in the lining of the intestine. This can occur anywhere along the gastrointestinal tract, including the small intestine, large intestine (colon), or stomach. Intestinal perforation allows the contents of the intestines, such as digestive enzymes and bacteria, to leak into the abdominal cavity, which can lead to a serious inflammatory response known as peritonitis.

Intestinal perforation can be caused by various factors, including:

* Mechanical trauma (e.g., gunshot wounds, stab wounds)
* Inflammatory bowel disease (e.g., Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis)
* Diverticulitis
* Appendicitis
* Intestinal obstruction
* Infections (e.g., typhoid fever, tuberculosis)
* Certain medications (e.g., nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, corticosteroids)
* Radiation therapy
* Ischemic bowel disease (lack of blood flow to the intestines)

Symptoms of intestinal perforation may include sudden abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, fever, and decreased bowel movements. Treatment typically involves surgery to repair the perforation and remove any damaged tissue. Antibiotics are also administered to prevent infection. In severe cases, a temporary or permanent colostomy or ileostomy may be necessary.

An abdominal abscess is a localized collection of pus in the abdominal cavity, caused by an infection. It can occur as a result of complications from surgery, trauma, or inflammatory conditions such as appendicitis or diverticulitis. Symptoms may include abdominal pain, fever, and tenderness at the site of the abscess. Abdominal abscesses can be serious and require medical treatment, which may include antibiotics, drainage of the abscess, or surgery.

Abdominal pain is defined as discomfort or painful sensation in the abdomen. The abdomen is the region of the body between the chest and the pelvis, and contains many important organs such as the stomach, small intestine, large intestine, liver, gallbladder, pancreas, and spleen. Abdominal pain can vary in intensity from mild to severe, and can be acute or chronic depending on the underlying cause.

Abdominal pain can have many different causes, ranging from benign conditions such as gastritis, indigestion, or constipation, to more serious conditions such as appendicitis, inflammatory bowel disease, or abdominal aortic aneurysm. The location, quality, and duration of the pain can provide important clues about its cause. For example, sharp, localized pain in the lower right quadrant of the abdomen may indicate appendicitis, while crampy, diffuse pain in the lower abdomen may suggest irritable bowel syndrome.

It is important to seek medical attention if you experience severe or persistent abdominal pain, especially if it is accompanied by other symptoms such as fever, vomiting, or bloody stools. A thorough physical examination, including a careful history and a focused abdominal exam, can help diagnose the underlying cause of the pain and guide appropriate treatment.

Postoperative complications refer to any unfavorable condition or event that occurs during the recovery period after a surgical procedure. These complications can vary in severity and may include, but are not limited to:

1. Infection: This can occur at the site of the incision or inside the body, such as pneumonia or urinary tract infection.
2. Bleeding: Excessive bleeding (hemorrhage) can lead to a drop in blood pressure and may require further surgical intervention.
3. Blood clots: These can form in the deep veins of the legs (deep vein thrombosis) and can potentially travel to the lungs (pulmonary embolism).
4. Wound dehiscence: This is when the surgical wound opens up, which can lead to infection and further complications.
5. Pulmonary issues: These include atelectasis (collapsed lung), pneumonia, or respiratory failure.
6. Cardiovascular problems: These include abnormal heart rhythms (arrhythmias), heart attack, or stroke.
7. Renal failure: This can occur due to various reasons such as dehydration, blood loss, or the use of certain medications.
8. Pain management issues: Inadequate pain control can lead to increased stress, anxiety, and decreased mobility.
9. Nausea and vomiting: These can be caused by anesthesia, opioid pain medication, or other factors.
10. Delirium: This is a state of confusion and disorientation that can occur in the elderly or those with certain medical conditions.

Prompt identification and management of these complications are crucial to ensure the best possible outcome for the patient.

A mucocele is a mucus-containing cystic lesion that results from the accumulation of mucin within a damaged minor salivary gland duct or mucous gland. It is typically caused by trauma, injury, or blockage of the duct. Mucocele appears as a round, dome-shaped, fluid-filled swelling, which may be bluish or clear in color. They are most commonly found on the lower lip but can also occur on other areas of the oral cavity. Mucocele is generally painless unless it becomes secondarily infected; however, it can cause discomfort during speaking, chewing, or swallowing, and may affect aesthetics. Treatment usually involves surgical excision of the mucocele to prevent recurrence.

A surgical wound infection, also known as a surgical site infection (SSI), is defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as an infection that occurs within 30 days after surgery (or within one year if an implant is left in place) and involves either:

1. Purulent drainage from the incision;
2. Organisms isolated from an aseptically obtained culture of fluid or tissue from the incision;
3. At least one of the following signs or symptoms of infection: pain or tenderness, localized swelling, redness, or heat; and
4. Diagnosis of surgical site infection by the surgeon or attending physician.

SSIs can be classified as superficial incisional, deep incisional, or organ/space infections, depending on the depth and extent of tissue involvement. They are a common healthcare-associated infection and can lead to increased morbidity, mortality, and healthcare costs.

Natural Orifice Endoscopic Surgery (NOES) is a surgical technique that uses natural body openings, such as the mouth, anus, or vagina, to perform minimally invasive surgery. This approach eliminates the need for external incisions and can result in less postoperative pain, reduced risk of infection, faster recovery times, and improved cosmetic outcomes compared to traditional surgical methods.

In NOES, a flexible endoscope is inserted through a natural orifice and guided to the target organ or structure within the body. Specialized instruments are then passed through the endoscope to perform the necessary surgical procedures, such as removing organs, taking biopsies, or repairing tissues.

NOES has been used in various surgical procedures, including gallbladder removal, gastric bypass surgery, and hysterectomy. However, this technique is still considered experimental and requires further research and development to fully establish its safety and efficacy compared to traditional surgical methods.

"Length of Stay" (LOS) is a term commonly used in healthcare to refer to the amount of time a patient spends receiving care in a hospital, clinic, or other healthcare facility. It is typically measured in hours, days, or weeks and can be used as a metric for various purposes such as resource planning, quality assessment, and reimbursement. The length of stay can vary depending on the type of illness or injury, the severity of the condition, the patient's response to treatment, and other factors. It is an important consideration in healthcare management and can have significant implications for both patients and providers.

Cecal diseases refer to medical conditions that affect the cecum, which is a pouch-like structure located at the junction of the small and large intestines. The cecum plays an important role in digestion, particularly in the fermentation of certain types of food.

There are several different types of cecal diseases, including:

1. Cecal volvulus: This is a rare condition in which the cecum twists on itself, cutting off blood flow and causing severe pain and other symptoms.
2. Diverticulitis: This occurs when small pouches called diverticula form in the wall of the cecum and become inflamed or infected.
3. Appendicitis: Although not strictly a cecal disease, the appendix is a small tube-like structure that branches off from the cecum. Inflammation of the appendix (appendicitis) can cause severe pain in the lower right abdomen and may require surgical removal of the appendix.
4. Crohn's disease: This is a chronic inflammatory bowel disease that can affect any part of the digestive tract, including the cecum.
5. Tuberculosis: The cecum can also be affected by tuberculosis, which is a bacterial infection that primarily affects the lungs but can spread to other parts of the body.
6. Cancer: Although rare, cancer can also affect the cecum, leading to symptoms such as abdominal pain, bloating, and changes in bowel habits.

Treatment for cecal diseases depends on the specific condition and its severity. Treatment options may include antibiotics, surgery, or other medical interventions. If you are experiencing symptoms that may be related to a cecal disease, it is important to seek medical attention promptly.

Spontaneous rupture in medical terms refers to the sudden breaking or tearing of an organ, tissue, or structure within the body without any identifiable trauma or injury. This event can occur due to various reasons such as weakening of the tissue over time because of disease or degeneration, or excessive pressure on the tissue.

For instance, a spontaneous rupture of the appendix is called an "appendiceal rupture," which can lead to peritonitis, a serious inflammation of the abdominal cavity. Similarly, a spontaneous rupture of a blood vessel, like an aortic aneurysm, can result in life-threatening internal bleeding.

Spontaneous ruptures are often medical emergencies and require immediate medical attention for proper diagnosis and treatment.

A laparotomy is a surgical procedure that involves making an incision in the abdominal wall to gain access to the abdominal cavity. This procedure is typically performed to diagnose and treat various conditions such as abdominal trauma, tumors, infections, or inflammatory diseases. The size of the incision can vary depending on the reason for the surgery and the extent of the condition being treated. Once the procedure is complete, the incision is closed with sutures or staples.

The term "laparotomy" comes from the Greek words "lapara," which means "flank" or "side," and "tome," which means "to cut." Together, they describe the surgical procedure that involves cutting into the abdomen to examine its contents.

Retrospective studies, also known as retrospective research or looking back studies, are a type of observational study that examines data from the past to draw conclusions about possible causal relationships between risk factors and outcomes. In these studies, researchers analyze existing records, medical charts, or previously collected data to test a hypothesis or answer a specific research question.

Retrospective studies can be useful for generating hypotheses and identifying trends, but they have limitations compared to prospective studies, which follow participants forward in time from exposure to outcome. Retrospective studies are subject to biases such as recall bias, selection bias, and information bias, which can affect the validity of the results. Therefore, retrospective studies should be interpreted with caution and used primarily to generate hypotheses for further testing in prospective studies.

A Hematocele is a medical term that refers to the collection or accumulation of blood in the tunica vaginalis, which is the sac that surrounds and encloses the testicle. This condition usually results from trauma or injury to the scrotum, which can cause bleeding into the tunica vaginalis. A hematocele may also occur as a complication of surgical procedures involving the scrotal area.

The buildup of blood in the tunica vaginalis can create a palpable mass or swelling in the scrotum, which may be painful or painless depending on the severity of the injury and the amount of blood accumulated. In some cases, a hematocele may resolve on its own as the body reabsorbs the blood over time. However, if the bleeding continues or if the collection of blood is large, medical intervention may be necessary to drain the blood and repair any underlying damage.

It's important to note that a hematocele can sometimes be mistaken for other conditions such as an inguinal hernia or a hydrocele (fluid accumulation in the tunica vaginalis), so proper diagnosis by a healthcare professional is essential for appropriate treatment.

Enterobiasis is a parasitic infection caused by the pinworm, Enterobius vermicularis. It is also commonly known as "pinworm infection" or "threadworm infection." The infection occurs when the parasite's eggs are ingested, often through contaminated hands, food, or dust. Once inside the body, the larvae hatch and migrate to the large intestine, where they mature into adult worms. Female worms then lay their eggs near the anus, typically at night, causing intense itching.

Symptoms of enterobiasis may include anal itching, restless sleep, and irritability. The infection is usually diagnosed by identifying pinworm eggs through a "cellophane tape test," where adhesive tape is applied to the anal region and then examined under a microscope for the presence of eggs.

Enterobiasis is typically treated with oral anti-parasitic medications, such as albendazole or mebendazole, which kill both adult worms and larvae. It is also essential to maintain good hygiene practices, including frequent handwashing, regular nail trimming, and avoiding nail-biting, to prevent the spread of pinworm eggs.

"Second-look surgery" is a medical term that refers to a second surgical procedure performed after an initial operation, usually to evaluate the effectiveness of treatment or to check for any potential complications. This type of surgery is often used in cancer treatment, where it can help determine if the tumor has responded to chemotherapy or radiation therapy. During the second-look surgery, surgeons may remove additional tissue or tumor cells, or they may perform other procedures to manage any complications that have arisen since the first surgery.

It's worth noting that the use of second-look surgery is not always necessary or appropriate, and the decision to perform this type of procedure will depend on a variety of factors, including the patient's overall health, the type and stage of cancer, and the specific goals of treatment. As with any surgical procedure, there are risks associated with second-look surgery, and patients should discuss these risks thoroughly with their healthcare provider before making a decision about treatment.

Diverticulitis is a medical condition characterized by the inflammation or infection of one or more diverticula, which are small pouches that form in the wall of the colon (large intestine). The condition most commonly affects the sigmoid colon, which is the part of the colon located in the lower left abdomen.

Diverticulitis occurs when these pouches become inflamed or infected, often as a result of a small piece of stool or undigested food getting trapped inside them. This can cause symptoms such as:

* Severe abdominal pain and tenderness, particularly in the lower left side of the abdomen
* Fever and chills
* Nausea and vomiting
* Constipation or diarrhea
* Bloating and gas
* Loss of appetite

Diverticulitis can range from mild to severe, and in some cases, it may require hospitalization and surgery. Treatment typically involves antibiotics to clear the infection, as well as a liquid diet to allow the colon to rest and heal. In more severe cases, surgery may be necessary to remove the affected portion of the colon.

Mesenteric lymphadenitis is a condition characterized by inflammation of the lymph nodes in the mesentery, which is the membrane that attaches the intestine to the abdominal wall. These lymph nodes are part of the immune system and help fight infection.

Mesenteric lymphadenitis can be caused by a variety of factors, including bacterial or viral infections, inflammatory bowel disease, or autoimmune disorders. In many cases, however, a specific cause cannot be identified. Symptoms may include abdominal pain, fever, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea.

In most cases, mesenteric lymphadenitis is a self-limiting condition, which means that it will resolve on its own without treatment. However, in some cases, antibiotics may be necessary to treat an underlying infection. In rare cases, surgery may be required to remove severely inflamed or infected lymph nodes.

'Unnecessary procedures' in a medical context refer to diagnostic or therapeutic interventions that are not indicated based on established guidelines, evidence-based medicine, or the individual patient's needs and preferences. These procedures may not provide any benefit to the patient, or the potential harm may outweigh the expected benefits. They can also include tests, treatments, or surgeries that are performed in excess of what is medically necessary, or when there are less invasive, cheaper, or safer alternatives available.

Unnecessary procedures can result from various factors, including defensive medicine (ordering extra tests or procedures to avoid potential malpractice claims), financial incentives (providers or institutions benefiting financially from performing more procedures), lack of knowledge or awareness of evidence-based guidelines, and patient pressure or anxiety. It is essential to promote evidence-based medicine and shared decision-making between healthcare providers and patients to reduce the frequency of unnecessary procedures.

A femoral hernia is a type of hernia that occurs when a portion of the abdominal wall tissue or intestine protrudes through a weakened area in the lower part of the abdominal wall, specifically at the opening of the femoral canal. This canal is located near the groin region and contains blood vessels that pass from the abdomen to the leg.

Femoral hernias are more common in women than men, particularly those who are pregnant, obese, or have a history of multiple pregnancies. Symptoms may include a visible bulge in the inner thigh or groin area, especially when standing, coughing, or straining. Pain or discomfort in the lower abdomen or groin region, particularly during physical activities, is also common.

While some femoral hernias may not cause any symptoms and can be left untreated, they have a higher risk of becoming incarcerated or strangulated compared to other types of hernias. Incarceration occurs when the protruding tissue becomes trapped and cannot be pushed back in, while strangulation happens when the blood supply to the trapped tissue is cut off, leading to tissue death if not treated promptly with surgery.

Surgical stapling is a medical technique that uses specialized staplers to place linear staple lines to close surgical incisions, connect or remove organs and tissues during surgical procedures. Surgical staples are made of titanium or stainless steel and can be absorbable or non-absorbable. They provide secure, fast, and accurate wound closure, reducing the risk of infection and promoting faster healing compared to traditional suturing methods.

The surgical stapler consists of a handle, an anvil, and a cartridge containing multiple staples. The device is loaded with staple cartridges and used to approximate tissue edges before deploying the staples. Once the staples are placed, the stapler is removed, leaving the staple line in place.

Surgical stapling has various applications, including gastrointestinal anastomosis, lung resection, vascular anastomosis, and skin closure. It is widely used in different types of surgeries, such as open, laparoscopic, and robotic-assisted procedures. The use of surgical stapling requires proper training and expertise to ensure optimal patient outcomes.

Cholecystectomy is a medical procedure to remove the gallbladder, a small pear-shaped organ located on the right side of the abdomen, just beneath the liver. The primary function of the gallbladder is to store and concentrate bile, a digestive fluid produced by the liver. During a cholecystectomy, the surgeon removes the gallbladder, usually due to the presence of gallstones or inflammation that can cause pain, infection, or other complications.

There are two primary methods for performing a cholecystectomy:

1. Open Cholecystectomy: In this traditional surgical approach, the surgeon makes an incision in the abdomen to access and remove the gallbladder. This method is typically used when there are complications or unique circumstances that make laparoscopic surgery difficult or risky.
2. Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy: This is a minimally invasive surgical procedure where the surgeon makes several small incisions in the abdomen, through which a thin tube with a camera (laparoscope) and specialized surgical instruments are inserted. The surgeon then guides these tools to remove the gallbladder while viewing the internal structures on a video monitor.

After the gallbladder is removed, bile flows directly from the liver into the small intestine through the common bile duct, and the body continues to function normally without any significant issues.

Naval medicine, also known as marine medicine or maritime medicine, is a branch of medicine that deals with the prevention and treatment of diseases and injuries that occur in naval or maritime environments. This can include conditions related to sea travel, such as motion sickness, decompression sickness, and infectious diseases spread through contaminated water or food. It also covers occupational health concerns for naval personnel, including hearing loss from exposure to loud noises, respiratory problems from inhaling fumes, and musculoskeletal injuries from heavy lifting. Additionally, naval medicine may address the unique mental health challenges faced by naval personnel, such as those related to isolation, stress, and combat.

Ambulatory surgical procedures, also known as outpatient or same-day surgery, refer to medical operations that do not require an overnight hospital stay. These procedures are typically performed in a specialized ambulatory surgery center (ASC) or in a hospital-based outpatient department. Patients undergoing ambulatory surgical procedures receive anesthesia, undergo the operation, and recover enough to be discharged home on the same day of the procedure.

Examples of common ambulatory surgical procedures include:

1. Arthroscopy (joint scope examination and repair)
2. Cataract surgery
3. Colonoscopy and upper endoscopy
4. Dental surgery, such as wisdom tooth extraction
5. Gallbladder removal (cholecystectomy)
6. Hernia repair
7. Hysteroscopy (examination of the uterus)
8. Minor skin procedures, like biopsies and lesion removals
9. Orthopedic procedures, such as carpal tunnel release or joint injections
10. Pain management procedures, including epidural steroid injections and nerve blocks
11. Podiatric (foot and ankle) surgery
12. Tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy

Advancements in medical technology, minimally invasive surgical techniques, and improved anesthesia methods have contributed to the growth of ambulatory surgical procedures, offering patients a more convenient and cost-effective alternative to traditional inpatient surgeries.

Treatment outcome is a term used to describe the result or effect of medical treatment on a patient's health status. It can be measured in various ways, such as through symptoms improvement, disease remission, reduced disability, improved quality of life, or survival rates. The treatment outcome helps healthcare providers evaluate the effectiveness of a particular treatment plan and make informed decisions about future care. It is also used in clinical research to compare the efficacy of different treatments and improve patient care.

Pseudomyxoma Peritonei (PMP) is a rare, slow-growing, and invasive cancer that typically starts in the appendix as a low-grade mucinous neoplasm, although it can also arise from other organs of the abdominal cavity. The primary characteristic of PMP is the accumulation of copious amounts of gelatinous ascites (peritoneal fluid containing mucin) within the peritoneal cavity, causing progressive abdominal distension and discomfort.

The condition is classified into three main histological subtypes: disseminated peritoneal adenomucinosis (DPAM), peritoneal mucinous carcinomatosis (PMCA), and hybrid tumors. DPAM is the least aggressive form, while PMCA is more invasive and has a worse prognosis.

The primary treatment for Pseudomyxoma Peritonei involves cytoreductive surgery (CRS) combined with hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC). This approach aims to remove all visible tumors and destroy any remaining cancer cells within the abdominal cavity. Early diagnosis and aggressive treatment can significantly improve the prognosis for patients with PMP, although long-term survival rates remain variable due to the disease's rarity and heterogeneity.

An acute disease is a medical condition that has a rapid onset, develops quickly, and tends to be short in duration. Acute diseases can range from minor illnesses such as a common cold or flu, to more severe conditions such as pneumonia, meningitis, or a heart attack. These types of diseases often have clear symptoms that are easy to identify, and they may require immediate medical attention or treatment.

Acute diseases are typically caused by an external agent or factor, such as a bacterial or viral infection, a toxin, or an injury. They can also be the result of a sudden worsening of an existing chronic condition. In general, acute diseases are distinct from chronic diseases, which are long-term medical conditions that develop slowly over time and may require ongoing management and treatment.

Examples of acute diseases include:

* Acute bronchitis: a sudden inflammation of the airways in the lungs, often caused by a viral infection.
* Appendicitis: an inflammation of the appendix that can cause severe pain and requires surgical removal.
* Gastroenteritis: an inflammation of the stomach and intestines, often caused by a viral or bacterial infection.
* Migraine headaches: intense headaches that can last for hours or days, and are often accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and sensitivity to light and sound.
* Myocardial infarction (heart attack): a sudden blockage of blood flow to the heart muscle, often caused by a buildup of plaque in the coronary arteries.
* Pneumonia: an infection of the lungs that can cause coughing, chest pain, and difficulty breathing.
* Sinusitis: an inflammation of the sinuses, often caused by a viral or bacterial infection.

It's important to note that while some acute diseases may resolve on their own with rest and supportive care, others may require medical intervention or treatment to prevent complications and promote recovery. If you are experiencing symptoms of an acute disease, it is always best to seek medical attention to ensure proper diagnosis and treatment.

Postoperative pain is defined as the pain or discomfort experienced by patients following a surgical procedure. It can vary in intensity and duration depending on the type of surgery performed, individual pain tolerance, and other factors. The pain may be caused by tissue trauma, inflammation, or nerve damage resulting from the surgical intervention. Proper assessment and management of postoperative pain is essential to promote recovery, prevent complications, and improve patient satisfaction.

An abscess is a localized collection of pus caused by an infection. It is typically characterized by inflammation, redness, warmth, pain, and swelling in the affected area. Abscesses can form in various parts of the body, including the skin, teeth, lungs, brain, and abdominal organs. They are usually treated with antibiotics to eliminate the infection and may require drainage if they are large or located in a critical area. If left untreated, an abscess can lead to serious complications such as sepsis or organ failure.

Mucinous cystadenoma is a type of benign tumor that arises from the epithelial cells lining the mucous membranes of the body. It is most commonly found in the ovary, but can also occur in other locations such as the pancreas or appendix.

Mucinous cystadenomas are characterized by the production of large amounts of mucin, a slippery, gel-like substance that accumulates inside the tumor and causes it to grow into a cystic mass. These tumors can vary in size, ranging from a few centimeters to over 20 centimeters in diameter.

While mucinous cystadenomas are generally benign, they have the potential to become cancerous (mucinous cystadenocarcinoma) if left untreated. Symptoms of mucinous cystadenoma may include abdominal pain or swelling, bloating, and changes in bowel movements or urinary habits. Treatment typically involves surgical removal of the tumor.

An ovarian cyst is a sac or pouch filled with fluid that forms on the ovary. Ovarian cysts are quite common in women during their childbearing years, and they often cause no symptoms. In most cases, ovarian cysts disappear without treatment over a few months. However, larger or persistent cysts may require medical intervention, including surgical removal.

There are various types of ovarian cysts, such as functional cysts (follicular and corpus luteum cysts), which develop during the menstrual cycle due to hormonal changes, and non-functional cysts (dermoid cysts, endometriomas, and cystadenomas), which can form due to different causes.

While many ovarian cysts are benign, some may have malignant potential or indicate an underlying medical condition like polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Regular gynecological check-ups, including pelvic examinations and ultrasounds, can help detect and monitor ovarian cysts.

Diagnostic errors refer to inaccurate or delayed diagnoses of a patient's medical condition, which can lead to improper or unnecessary treatment and potentially serious harm to the patient. These errors can occur due to various factors such as lack of clinical knowledge, failure to consider all possible diagnoses, inadequate communication between healthcare providers and patients, and problems with testing or interpretation of test results. Diagnostic errors are a significant cause of preventable harm in medical care and have been identified as a priority area for quality improvement efforts.

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  • An appendectomy (American English) or appendicectomy (British English) is a surgical operation in which the vermiform appendix (a portion of the intestine) is removed. (wikipedia.org)
  • The standardization of an incision is not best practice when performing an appendectomy given that the appendix is a mobile organ. (wikipedia.org)
  • An appendectomy is surgery to remove the appendix. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Rams officials say Warner had an appendectomy at Missouri Baptist Hospital in St. Louis after a CAT scan showed his appendix had become inflamed. (missourinet.com)
  • An appendectomy is the removal of the appendix. (epnet.com)
  • A laparoscopic or "lap" appendectomy is a minimally invasive surgery to remove the appendix through several small incisions, rather than through one large one. (marketresearch.com)
  • During a laparoscopic appendectomy, a surgeon accesses the appendix through a few small incisions in your abdomen. (shabupc.com)
  • The removal of the appendix, a small, tubular organ located at the junction of the small and large intestines, is a procedure known as an appendectomy. (alliedacademies.org)
  • Open Appendectomy: Historically, open appendectomy was the standard approach for removing the appendix. (alliedacademies.org)
  • The primary indication for an appendectomy is acute appendicitis, which occurs when the appendix becomes inflamed, often due to a blockage within the organ. (alliedacademies.org)
  • By removing the appendix before it can rupture, an appendectomy prevents the spread of infection to the peritoneal cavity. (alliedacademies.org)
  • By swiftly removing the inflamed or infected appendix, an appendectomy alleviates pain and prevents the potentially severe consequences of a ruptured appendix. (alliedacademies.org)
  • Choimatic ), who launched the online fundraising effort, Spinna, who is widely known on the soulful house scene for his original productions and remixes and work in hip-hop for Mos Def and De La Soul, underwent an emergency appendectomy on June 11 after his appendix ruptured. (bigshotmag.com)
  • Laparoscopic appendectomy is a surgery to remove the appendix, a finger-shaped organ found in the lower right side of the belly. (hexahealth.com)
  • Appendectomy should be done because there is a risk of sepsis (a life-threatening complication of an infection) due to rupture of the appendix. (hexahealth.com)
  • This reminds me of my Surgery Professor a real old-timer who said: 'Why should I go in for a lap appendectomy when I can remove the appendix faster and through a smaller incision than the combined length of the incisions for the ports? (buckeyesurgeon.com)
  • Appendectomy is the surgical removal of the appendix. (lifebackweightloss.com)
  • Incidental appendectomy in the absence of contraindications is an option because although the gross appearance of the appendix may be unremarkable, histology may demonstrate appendicitis or other pathologies such as endometriosis, neoplasia, obstruction by appendicoliths, or parasites. (webop.com)
  • If ultrasonography demonstrates a vermiform appendix/residual appendix 6-8 weeks later, interval appendectomy should be performed. (webop.com)
  • www.nucleusinc.com This appendicitis surgery animation shows appendix removal (appendectomy) using laparoscopic instruments. (360photography.in)
  • Appendectomy keyhole surgery is needed when the appendix begins to fail and it becomes inflamed or infected. (surgeryinperu.com)
  • Appendectomy is a surgical procedure performed to remove an inflamed appendix from the body. (drrpadmakumar.com)
  • An appendectomy is a surgery to remove the appendix, usually in an urgent matter. (busylifehealthywife.com)
  • If your family doctor has determined that you have appendicitis, an inflammation of your appendix that cannot be treated with medications, he will refer you to a Victorville General Surgeon on a priority basis for an appendectomy, the removal of your appendix. (drelijahmobley.com)
  • An appendectomy is a general surgery procedure that is performed in order to remove the appendix, typically when a Los Angeles County patient has been stricken with appendicitis. (drelijahmobley.com)
  • defined or unidentifiable layer structure common acute conditions requiring All patients diagnosed with appendicitis of the appendiceal wall and severe en- urgent abdominal surgery in both over the study period were selected largement of the appendix to form a adults and children [1,2]. (who.int)
  • Background: Surgeons sometimes perform appendectomies during abdominopelvic surgeries for surgical conditions unrelated to the appendix. (bvsalud.org)
  • Appendectomy is normally performed as an urgent or emergency procedure to treat complicated acute appendicitis. (wikipedia.org)
  • Laparoscopic appendectomy is a safe and feasible technique accepted by many surgeons as the gold standard approach for the treatment of acute appendicitis in children. (shabupc.com)
  • The appendectomy procedure, whether performed through an open or laparoscopic approach, is a critical intervention for individuals suffering from acute appendicitis. (alliedacademies.org)
  • However, an appendectomy was not proposed to patients with severe sarcopenia or severe anemia, except in one case of severe acute colitis. (ecco-ibd.eu)
  • According to Toronto's team management, the second year forward was forced to undergo an emergency appendectomy after being hit with acute appendicitis - literally the day before the playoffs are set to begin. (raptorshq.com)
  • The Toronto Raptors announced Friday that forward OG Anunoby had an emergency appendectomy after being diagnosed with acute appendicitis. (raptorshq.com)
  • In Germany today, the standard procedure in acute appendicitis is laparoscopic appendectomy. (webop.com)
  • Time to appendectomy for acute appendicitis: A systematic review. (webop.com)
  • Although the standard treatment of acute appendicitis (AA) consists of an early appendectomy, there has recently been both an interest and an increase in the use of antibiotic therapy as the primary treatment for uncomplicated AA. (medscape.com)
  • Exclusion criteria: Patients who have not undergone an appendectomy due to another pathology or in whom no conservative therapy for acute appendicitis is carried out. (who.int)
  • Pittsburgh, PA - The Pittsburgh Penguins announced that forward Craig Adams recently underwent an appendectomy. (foxnews.com)
  • We studied a cohort of 212,963 patients who underwent appendectomy before the age of 50 years between 1964 and 1993 and a cohort of matched controls who were identified from the Swedish Inpatient Register and the nationwide census. (nih.gov)
  • Study leaders reviewed the medical records of 1,441 patients who underwent a laparoscopic appendectomy for non-perforated appendicitis at CHOP between July 2015 and June 2019. (chop.edu)
  • Between 5/2022 and 11/2022, 16 selected patients underwent appendectomy for refractory UC. (ecco-ibd.eu)
  • We present a case of a preoperatively diagnosed Amyand's hernia in a man who underwent treatment by simultaneous laparoscopic totally extraperitoneal repair and laparoscopic appendectomy. (biomedcentral.com)
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  • Whereas Bernhardt performed the first transvaginal appendectomy utilizing a therapeutic Olympus single-canal standard gastroscope, the approach has evolved into the use of a single-incision laparoscopic surgery (SILS) port, through which a 5-mm endoscope may be placed, as well as additional instruments. (medscape.com)
  • You need to be examined by a board certified plastic surgeon first to see if you have any hernia from the old incision etc, but having an appendectomy scar for sure does not exclude you from having a tummy tuck. (plasticsurgery.org)
  • This video demonstrates the key elements of performing an appendectomy using Single Incision Pediatric Endosurgery (SIPES) in children. (ipeg.org)
  • Suprapubic single-incision versus conventional laparoscopic appendectomy. (bvsalud.org)
  • Suprapubic single-incision laparoscopic appendectomy (SSILA), a promising new approach with potential benefits such as improved cosmetic results, has been preliminarily shown to be safe and feasible in previous single- arm studies. (bvsalud.org)
  • An appendectomy is often done as an emergency procedure to treat appendicitis . (epnet.com)
  • In this article, we will explore the appendectomy procedure, its indications, techniques, and the positive impact it has on patients' lives. (alliedacademies.org)
  • Appendectomy has a profound positive impact on the lives of patients who undergo the procedure. (alliedacademies.org)
  • Appendectomy is generally a safe procedure with a low rate of complications. (alliedacademies.org)
  • Appendectomy is the most common abdominal procedure worldwide. (webop.com)
  • Laparoscopic Appendectomy is a minimal invasive surgical procedure performed through few small incisions made in the abdomen with the help of a laparoscope. (drrpadmakumar.com)
  • These contraindications are likely to evolve with advances in transvaginal appendectomy and the growth of surgeon expertise. (medscape.com)
  • After the infection clears and the inflammation has improved, which takes about 6 to 8 weeks, the surgeon will perform an appendectomy as described above. (childrenscolorado.org)
  • In all such cases, conventional laparoscopic appendectomy or open appendectomy should be performed. (medscape.com)
  • This study used a propensity-matched analysis to compare SSILA and conventional laparoscopic appendectomy (CLA). (bvsalud.org)
  • In some cases, a person may undergo an appendectomy when appendicitis is suspected but not yet fully developed. (alliedacademies.org)
  • A recent study led by pediatric surgeons at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's Division of General, Thoracic and Fetal Surgery has found that it is safe and cost effective to discharge healthy children who undergo laparoscopic appendectomy for non-perforated appendicitis on the same day of the operation after a short period of observation. (chop.edu)
  • Int J Colorectal Dis 2019) showed that up to 37% of adult patients initially treated conservatively still had to undergo appendectomy within one year. (webop.com)
  • A maximum of 610 adult patients (aged 18-60 years) with a CT scan confirmed uncomplicated AA will be enrolled from six hospitals and randomized by a closed envelope method in a 1:1 ratio either to undergo emergency appendectomy or to receive ertapenem (1 g per day) for three days continued by oral levofloxacin (500 mg per day) plus metronidazole (1.5 g per day) for seven days. (medscape.com)
  • The pooled incidence of appendicitis or appendectomy (in per 100,000 person-years) was 100 (95% CI: 91, 110) in Northern America, and the estimated number of cases in 2015 was 378,614. (marketresearch.com)
  • A history of appendectomy is rare in patients with ulcerative colitis. (nih.gov)
  • Sure, we do TT's omn patients with appendectomy scars all the time. (plasticsurgery.org)
  • A retrospective, monocentric study on antibiotic susceptibility was conducted on 1,258 pediatric patients with appendectomies between 2012 and 2020. (physiciansweekly.com)
  • For patients, the impact of an appendectomy is often life-changing. (alliedacademies.org)
  • Appendectomy is suggested to improve the course of the disease in many patients with refractory Ulcerative Colitis (UC). (ecco-ibd.eu)
  • Present prospective observational study demonstrates short-term outcomes after an appendectomy in 16 patients with refractory UC. (ecco-ibd.eu)
  • The majority of patients with refractory UC demonstrates rapid clinical response to an appendectomy. (ecco-ibd.eu)
  • Prompt appendectomy tends to be recommended, especially in patients with risk factors, with gross abscess and inflammatory conglomerate tumor more likely to be treated with intervention and/or antibiotics. (webop.com)
  • Laparoscopic appendectomy surgery is recommended for patients whose infection is less spread in the body. (drrpadmakumar.com)
  • Patients undergoing laparoscopic appendectomy can leave the hospital on the day itself and can perform small activities to prevent any chances of blood clots or soreness. (drrpadmakumar.com)
  • The APPAC trial aims to provide level I evidence to support the hypothesis that approximately 75-85% of patients with uncomplicated AA can be treated with effective antibiotic therapy avoiding unnecessary appendectomies and the related operative morbidity, also resulting in major cost savings. (medscape.com)
  • Patients who were diagnosed with colon cancer within a month of having appendicitis were excluded to rule out cases that were diagnosed during appendectomy . (medscape.com)
  • Overall, 111 patients were diagnosed with colon cancer within 1 year of having appendicitis or undergoing appendectomy to treat appendicitis. (medscape.com)
  • Routine prophylactic laparoscopic cholecystectomy before Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) is controversial, but laparoscopic cholecystectomy should clearly precede or be performed concurrently with RYGB in patients with a history of gallbladder pathology. (medscape.com)
  • Nous avons exa- miné les dossiers de 56 patients ayant eu un diagnostic de fièvre méditerranéenne familiale et suivis au Centre médical Roi Hussein en Jordanie sur une période de 4 ans afin d'étudier leur profil clinique, l'évolution de la maladie, le génotype, le traitement et les complications. (who.int)
  • En ce qui concerne le traitement, 97% des patients répondaient bien à la colchicine et une amyloïdose n'a été documentée chez aucun des patients après un suivi de 5 ans. (who.int)
  • Incidental appendectomy was performed in all patients. (bvsalud.org)
  • This article describes pure transvaginal appendectomy via NOTES, without any abdominal incisions whatsoever. (medscape.com)
  • Where are the incisions for laparoscopic appendectomy? (shabupc.com)
  • Laparoscopic appendectomy offers benefits such as smaller incisions, reduced postoperative pain, shorter hospital stays, and quicker recovery times [ 2 ]. (alliedacademies.org)
  • A retrospective study of the histopathological diagnoses of incidental appendectomy specimens was performed to see the value of this practice. (bvsalud.org)
  • Se realizó la apendicectomía incidental en todos los pacientes. (bvsalud.org)
  • At Children's Hospital Colorado, pediatric surgeons perform an appendectomy using minimally invasive surgical techniques . (childrenscolorado.org)
  • An interval appendectomy is generally performed 6-8 weeks after conservative management with antibiotics for special cases, such as perforated appendicitis. (wikipedia.org)
  • Delay of appendectomy 24 hours after admission for symptoms of appendicitis has not shown to increase risk of perforation or other complications. (wikipedia.org)
  • The patient elected for an interval appendectomy scheduled 6-8 weeks following her presentation. (jomi.com)
  • Remington was 48 years old when he died of peritonitis, a complication of an emergency appendectomy. (cdc.gov)
  • Many surgeons have attempted to reduce incisional morbidity and improve cosmetic outcomes in laparoscopic appendectomy by using fewer and smaller ports. (wikipedia.org)
  • With the ever-increasing adoption of early recovery after surgery pathways, and multiple studies showing the feasibility of SDD after laparoscopic appendectomies in adults, recent progress has been made towards SDD in the pediatric population for early appendicitis. (chop.edu)
  • Frecuencia de diverticulo de Meckel en el diagnostico preoperatorio de la apendicitis agud. (bvsalud.org)
  • La incidencia del Divertículo de Meckel es del 1-3% en la población general. (bvsalud.org)
  • The laparoscopic appendectomy market size was valued at US$ XX billion in 2020 and is estimated to reach US$ XX billion by 2028, growing at a CAGR of XX % during the forecast period (2021-2028). (marketresearch.com)
  • This suggests a protective effect of appendectomy or that appendicitis and ulcerative colitis are alternative inflammatory responses. (nih.gov)
  • Appendectomy for an inflammatory condition (appendicitis or lymphadenitis) but not for nonspecific abdominal pain is associated with a low risk of subsequent ulcerative colitis. (nih.gov)
  • Here is the list of best General Surgeons for Appendectomy in Istanbul. (marham.pk)
  • We assessed the alterations in gut bacterial and fungal populations associated with a history of appendectomy. (frontiersin.org)
  • Appendectomy may be performed laparoscopically (as minimally invasive surgery) or as an open operation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Appendectomy is traditionally performed laparoscopically through three ports. (hexahealth.com)
  • Traditionally laparoscopic appendectomy requires the use of three ports. (shabupc.com)
  • We managed a simultaneous laparoscopic total extraperitoneal inguinal hernia repair with mesh and laparoscopic appendectomy. (biomedcentral.com)
  • We recommend laparoscopic appendectomy and totally extraperitoneal hernia repair with mesh after laparoscopic reduction for Amyand's hernia. (biomedcentral.com)
  • I had my laparoscopic appendectomy and removal of adhesions from my previous surgery on my abdomen 4months ago im still suffering for on and off pain on the left side where the entry point of laparoscopy. (mayoclinic.org)
  • 53: 396-405), if imaging suggests an uncomplicated course, appendectomy can be delayed for 12-24 hours from the time of diagnosis under antibiotics without increasing the risk of perforation. (webop.com)
  • In this case, Dr. Saillant performs a laparoscopic appendectomy on a 24-year-old female who initially presented with perforated appendicitis that was managed conservatively with antibiotics. (jomi.com)
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  • This study revealed a marked impact of appendectomy on gut bacteria and fungi, which was particularly durable for fungi. (frontiersin.org)
  • Available at: https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/healthlibrary/test_procedures/gastroenterology/appendectomy_92,P07686. (epnet.com)
  • Is there anyone out there who preferentially performs open appendectomies rather than laparoscopic? (buckeyesurgeon.com)
  • People who regularly do laparoscopic appendectomies I think will concur that it's actually faster than an open approach. (buckeyesurgeon.com)
  • Similar to the holdovers who persisted in doing open cholecystectomies (albeit, with the so-called mini- i ncision) into the early nineties, I think if you're not doing laparoscopic appendectomies, you risk becoming a dinosaur much like them. (buckeyesurgeon.com)
  • The APPAC trial is a randomized prospective controlled, open label, non-inferiority multicenter trial designed to compare antibiotic therapy (ertapenem) with emergency appendectomy in the treatment of uncomplicated AA. (medscape.com)
  • The most immediate and noticeable benefit of an appendectomy is the relief of severe abdominal pain caused by appendicitis. (alliedacademies.org)
  • Many people with either appendectomy scar, or unsightly C section scar all appropriate for abdominoplasty and can most often remove that scar in the process of an abdominoplasty. (plasticsurgery.org)
  • Good news: as long as you are otherwise healthy, an appendectomy scar presents no problem for you to have an abdominoplasty. (plasticsurgery.org)
  • Absolutely, an appendectomy scar should not pose a problem for a tummy tuck and liposuction. (plasticsurgery.org)
  • Yes, you can still have a tummy tuck, even if you have an appendectomy scar. (plasticsurgery.org)
  • In fact, getting rid of the appendectomy scar, or a C section scar, is one of the advantages of a tummy tuck. (plasticsurgery.org)
  • The appendectomy was performed without the removal of the cecal base. (ecco-ibd.eu)
  • Much like OG's recent "concussion-like" symptoms, an appendectomy is the kind of injury from which there is no real recovery process other than to just sit, rest, and wait for it to heal. (raptorshq.com)