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Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-10-25T05:36:18-0400
Appendectomy is the most common surgical procedure performed in emergency surgery. Because of lack of consensus about the most appropriate technique, appendectomy is still being performed ...
The aim of this prospective randomized trial is to compare the feasibility of open with laparoscopic appendectomy in suspected acute appendicitis. The investigators especially focused on t...
This is a prospective trial of single incision versus standard 3-port laparoscopic appendectomy. The hypothesis is that there may a difference in wound infection rates, operative time, ...
There is a move to "scarless surgery" and this achieved by doing laparoscopic abdominal surgery though a single small umbilical incision. A technique for laparoscopic appendectomy done th...
Conventional laparoscopic appendectomy(CLA) is the current standard treatment. To obtain additional benefits such as a better cosmetic outcome, the investigators developed a surgical optio...
Management of appendicitis has evolved dramatically in the last 120 years, from McBurney's large incision to minimally invasive laparoscopic appendectomy to hardly noticeable incisions with SILS. As...
Previous comparisons between single-port laparoscopic appendectomy (SPLA) and multi-port laparoscopic appendectomy have been conflicting and limited. We compare our single-surgeon, SPLA experience wit...
Transumbilical laparoscopic-assisted appendectomy (TULAA) is fast and cost-effective since no endoloops, staplers or wound protection devices are used. We analyzed the effects of TULAA as first approa...
The perfect balance between safety, cosmesis, and cost effectiveness in a world with ever growing healthcare costs has yet to be found for nonperforated appendicitis. The aim is to present our data re...
Acute appendicitis is a common surgical emergency. This study was conducted to compare the outcome in terms of duration of surgery, length of hospital stay, and wound infection rate following laparosc...
Surgical removal of the vermiform appendix. (Dorland, 28th ed)
Excision of the gallbladder through an abdominal incision using a laparoscope.
Placement of one of the surgeon's gloved hands into the ABDOMINAL CAVITY to perform manual manipulations that facilitate the laparoscopic procedures.
Surgical procedures conducted with the aid of computers. This is most frequently used in orthopedic and laparoscopic surgery for implant placement and instrument guidance. Image-guided surgery interactively combines prior CT scans or MRI images with real-time video.
Excision, in part or whole, of an intervertebral disk. The most common indication is disk displacement or herniation. In addition to standard surgical removal, it can be performed by percutaneous diskectomy (DISKECTOMY, PERCUTANEOUS) or by laparoscopic diskectomy, the former being the more common.