What happens in an Open Appendectomy Procedure?

February 8, 2018

Surgical Removal of Appendix By the anatomy of the anterior abdominal wall, the following three distinct incisions when implementing an open appendectomy: Lanz incision McBurney-McArthur incision Pararectus (Jalaguier, Battle, Kammerer, Lennander, Senn) incision Whether any of these incisions is superior to other incisions will not be determined medical literature; the ultimate determining component is your surgeon’s preference. The technique illustrated below uses the McBurney-McArthur incision. The position of the incision…

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What is appendicitis?

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December 12, 2017

Appendicitis is a condition in which the appendix becomes inflamed. The appendix is a finger or worm-shaped pouch that projects out from the cecum (the beginning of the colon). In most individuals, the appendix becomes inflamed because its tissues become infected with bacteria, and pus may develop within the lumen of the appendix. Mechanical blockage of the appendix by hard stool, a foreign body, or thick mucus may also lead…

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