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Synonyms for appendectomy

surgical removal of the vermiform appendix

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Muscle relaxation was not really adequate for laparotomy, although a few appendicectomies were done.
In their year-long review only 21 appendicectomies were performed (19 in one hospital, 2 in another) at the seven referral hospitals
The management of appendicitis is not becoming drastically easier with surgeons still performing a number of unnecessary appendicectomies today despite advances in diagnosis and imaging technologies and until a set of robust criteria for diagnosing acute appendicitis, a low clinical incidence of suspicion should be maintained at all times by surgeons when evaluating acute admissions with abdominal pain.