appendectomy


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  • noun

Synonyms for appendectomy

surgical removal of the vermiform appendix

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Research has shown that the mean LOS for appendectomy procedures can vary significantly based on a number of factors, including disease severity, operating room availability, surgeon preferences, nursing policies and hospital systems.
In the process of doing this work, the team has analyzed appendectomy procedure workflow, from diagnosis to after-care, and has come up with a variety of process improvements, including, for example, an evidence-based recommended practice incorporated into the workflow involving the optimal use of the antibiotic piperacillin-tazobactam to reduce surgical site infections.
Data source: An analysis of data from the National Inpatient Sample in 2010 that included 1,051 hospitals in 45 states, and was limited to appendectomy, colectomy, hysterectomy, and lung lobectomy.
None of the patients who failed to respond to antibiotics had perforation at appendectomy in one of the studies, suggesting that there might have been an overestimation of antibiotic failure, she said.
Appendectomy is one of the most common operations performed by the general surgeon.
Thomas Greeniee diagnosed Secily with an inflamed appendix, and on the following day, she underwent an open appendectomy at Samaritan.
The researchers even made videos illustrating the most recent NOTES applications, including cholecystectomy, appendectomy and gastrectomy.
Grant Hill is out because of a recent appendectomy.
BIG BEN has suffered an anus horribilis since his Super Bowl win in February - almost dying in a motorbike smash and having his recovery halted by an appendectomy just before the season began.
1736: The earliest successful appendectomy was performed by Claudius Amyand, surgeon to George II.
In the latter, the negative appendectomy rate can be as high as 40 to 47%.
On This Day: 1736: The earliest successful appendectomy was performed by Claudius Amyand, surgeon to George II.
Mitchell-Leef testified that she treated Jones for infertility after her appendectomy and discovered (upon laparoscopic surgery) that abdominal adhesions were causing fertility problems.
And he admitted failing to ensure nine-year-old Lavender Khminwe's safe recovery after an appendectomy, for which he gave her a "top of the acceptable range" dose of morphine.
His surgical history included a splenectomy and gastric repair at the time of the motor vehicle accident in addition to an appendectomy and a tonsillectomy.