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appendectomy

 [ap″en-dek´to-me]
excision of the vermiform appendix.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ap·pen·dec·to·my

(ap'pen-dek'tō-mē),
Surgical removal of the appendix.
Synonym(s): appendicectomy
[appendix + G. ektomē, excision]
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appendicectomy

(ə-pĕn′dĭ-sĕk′tə-mē)
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appendectomy

The surgical removal of the appendix.
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ap·pen·dec·to·my

(ap'pĕn-dek'tŏ-mē)
Surgical removal of the vermiform appendix.
Synonym(s): appendicectomy.
[appendix + G. ektomē, excision]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

appendicectomy

The surgical operation for the removal of the vermiform appendix.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

Appendectomy (or appendicectomy)

Surgical removal of the appendix.
Mentioned in: Appendicitis
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Examination of her abdomen revealed a retracted appendicectomy scar with surrounding erythema and a small sinus discharging faeco-purulent material.
We searched PubMed and Google Scholar using the keywords "Transumbilical Laparoscopic assisted Appendicectomy", "Transumbilical Laparoscopic assisted Appendectomy", "Single Port Appendicectomy", and "Single Port Appendectomy".
In a review [10] of 4 670 appendicectomy specimens, 14 cases of endometriosis of the appendix were identified.
Four (90%) of these hernias developed after laparoscopic cholecystectomy and one following laparoscopic appendicectomy.
In this particular case, we could hypothesize that the adhesions that were formed following open appendicectomy may have contributed to the knotting.
We should resect thick membrane to remove the obstruction, along with appendicectomy; (3) In postoperative period, use various means to stop adhesions happening again.
Methods: A Total of 166 patients operated for acute appendicitis with open appendicectomy at Civil Hospital Karachi were included in the study.
This study highlights the risk of secondary trocar induced iatrogenic bladder injuries during laparoscopic appendicectomy. The incidence of bladder injury was 0.36%.
There have been much recent research and debate over the best operative modality for an appendicectomy, despite the laparoscopic approach gaining popularity among general surgeons.
[1,8,9] In this modern era where facilities and expertise of laparoscopic surgery is available, laparoscopic appendicectomy for both complicated (appendicular lump) and uncomplicated appendicitis is recommended where possible which further lessen morbidity.
A seven-year-old male underwent a laparoscopic appendicectomy, with anaesthesia comprising propofol induction, sevoflurane in air/oxygen maintenance and intravenous morphine analgesia.
Minimally invasive surgery has become the norm and many complex operations are currently performed laparoscopically, including cholecystectomy, appendicectomy, fundoplication, colectomy, splenectomy, adrenalectomy, nephrectomy and liver resection.