Laparoscopic appendectomy is indicated when acute appendicitis is suspected. It is especially helpful in the obese patient, in young women, or when the diagnosis is in doubt.
KeywordsAcute Appendicitis Laparoscopic Appendectomy Rectus Muscle Open Appendectomy Ultrasonic Scalpel
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