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Research Paper | Medical Surgical | India | Volume 12 Issue 2, February 2023
Outcome Analysis of Laparoscopic Sutured Appendectomy versus Sutureless Appendectomy using Hormonic Scalpel
Dr. Surendra Pathak  | Dr Juhi Singhal | Dr. Imran  | Dr J P S Shakya
Abstract: Background: Appendicitis is an inflammation of appendix that develops most common in adolescents and young adults. Acute appendicitis is the most common cause of 'acute abdomen' in young adults. Appendicectomy is the most frequently performed emergency abdominal operation either open or laparoscopic methods. Objective: To compare the outcome of laparoscopic sutured appendectomy versus sutureless appendectomy using hormonic scalpel. Material and Method: Study was conducted from January 2021 to July 2022 in the department of general surgery of sarojni noidu medical college, Agra. All patients who are above 18 years with primary uncomplicated acute appendicitis were included in the study after taking prior informed consent. Total numbers of patients included were 108. Patients were divided into two groups randomly: Group A: It included 54 patients in whom laparoscopic appendicectomy done by using suture. Group B: It included 54 patients in whom laparoscopic appendicectomy was done by using suturless hormonic scalpel. Conclusion: Laparoscopic sutureless appendicectomy using hormonic scalpel had better outcome than laparoscopicsutured appendicectomy.
Keywords: Acute appendicitis, Hormonic scalpel
Edition: Volume 12 Issue 2, February 2023,
Pages: 446 - 449
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