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An audit of 45 Laparoscopic Appendectomies

Atta Hussain Soomro, Aijaz Ahmed Memon, Kheo Ram Dholia, Saleem Shaikh, Yasmeen Bhatti, Imam Ali Tunio..

Abstract
OBJECTIVE: To study the outcome of 45 cases of laparoscopic appendectomies in our setup. DESIGN: A descriptive study. PLACE AND DURATION: This study was carried out at a private medical center in Larkana, for a period of one year, from February 2002 to February 2003. PATIENTS AND METHODS: After all the relevant investigations, 45 patients suffering from acute appendicitis of different types underwent laparoscopic appendectomy and outcome was assessed. RESULTS: Among 45 cases, only two were converted to open operation. The average operation time was 48 minutes. All patients, except two conversions, were discharged home by completing 24 hours. There were no major complications or deaths. CONCLUSION: The advantages of laparoscopic appendectomy over the conventional operation are minimal pain, minimal wound infection and early return to normal activities. It is therefore, recommended as a standard procedure for acute appendicitis.

Key words: Appendicitis, Appendectomy, Laparoscopy, Outcome



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