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Volume 8 Issue 2 (February, 2020)

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Assessment of cases of laparoscopic appendectomy- A clinical study
Gaurav Pareek

Background: The most common cause of acute abdomen in surgical is appendicitis. Among the surgeries of abdomen performed all over the world, appendectomy is the most common operation performed. The present study was conducted to assess outcome of laparoscopic appendectomy in cases of appendicitis. Materials & Methods: This study was conducted on 72 patients of appendicitis of both genders. In all patients, clinical features were recorded. Results: Out of 72 patients, there were 42 males and 30 females. The number of patients with operation time 45-60 mins were 25, with 60-90 mins were 12, with 90-120 mins were 15, with <120 mins were 20. The difference was significant (P< 0.05). Complications were wound infections in 7, incisional hernia in 1, lleus in 3 and intra- abdominal abscess in 4 patients. The difference was significant (P < 0.05). Conclusion: Authors found that there was male predominance as compared to females. Common complication found was wound infections, incisional hernia, lleus and intra- abdominal abscess. Key words: Acute appendicitis, laproscopic appendectomy, wound

 
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