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Appendectomy (Removal of Appendix)

Appendectomy (Removal of Appendix)

Appendectomy (Removal of Appendix): An appendectomy is the removal of the appendix from the abdominal cavity.

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Appendectomy (Removal of Appendix): Introduction

Appendectomy is the surgical removal of the appendix.a small process, or tube, located on the first part of the large intestine. If it becomes inflamed, infected or has ruptured, it can cause severe pain, and requires immediate medical treatment. An appendectomy can be performed through laparoscopic surgery or open surgery. Both types of surgery are performed under general anesthetic, and require a hospital stay of 1-4 days; less for laparoscopic surgery.

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Appendectomy (Removal of Appendix): Related Terms

Other medical terms related to medical conditions and procedures for Appendectomy (Removal of Appendix) include:

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Appendectomy (Removal of Appendix)

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Appendectomy (Removal of Appendix):

Other Surgical Options: Appendectomy (Removal of Appendix)

Surgical procedure options to consider as an alternative for Appendectomy (Removal of Appendix) may include these surgeries:

Anesthetic Requirements for Appendectomy (Removal of Appendix)

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Appendectomy (Removal of Appendix) may include:

Procedure Complications: Appendectomy (Removal of Appendix)

Possible surgical complications of Appendectomy (Removal of Appendix) may include:

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Appendectomy (Removal of Appendix)

The prognosis for a good medical outcome: Good prognosis.

Appendectomy (Removal of Appendix): Recovery Time

Recovery period for Appendectomy (Removal of Appendix): Usually one to three weeks.

Appendectomy (Removal of Appendix): Other Names

Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Appendectomy (Removal of Appendix)) include:

  • Appendix removal
  • Open appendectomy

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