2019
DOI: 10.18203/2349-2902.isj20192959
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Surgical outcome in patients with complicated appendicitis treated at a medical college hospital

Abstract: Background: Acute appendicitis is the most common surgical emergency requiring operative intervention. Most of the cases are simple; however complicated appendicitis with perforation, abscess and gangrene of appendix is seen in up to 1/4th of adults and 1/3rd of cases in children. It is associated with post operative complications with considerable morbidity. The aim is to study the clinical presentation of complicated appendicitis, the intra-operative findings, post-operative complications and the overall sur… Show more

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