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Appendectomy Bangkok – Clear the Appendix Problem!

Why it is important for patients?

This surgery is performed to eliminate the vermiform appendix, which is infected and inflamed. There are such inflammation of the appendix is termed as appendicitis, which causes severe pain. The vermiform appendix is a finger shaped tube like organ, that task out of the cecum, which is the junction between the small intestine and the large intestine. In this regard, the average length of the vermiform appendix is around ten centimeters and it has a diameter of about eight millimeters. Most importantly the appendix location is the lower right side of the abdomen.

What is the procedure?

It is preferred in most of cases of chronic appendicitis; very mild ones are treated with antibiotics. It can be performed in two ways

  • Open surgery
  • Laparoscopy

What is Appendicectomy?

Appendicectomy is a surgical removal of appendix while it gets infected and inflamed. Appendix is organ, which is the finger shaped & extends from initial portion of large intestine. The Appendicitis might make symptoms such as abdominal pain that is located over navel & lower right area of abdomen. You might as well experience symptoms such as nausea, fever, vomiting, as well as loss of the appetite in case, you have appendicitis. Also, it gets life threatening while infected appendix might get perforated that can cause that to leak as well as infect whole abdomen.

The appendicitis is very difficult to diagnose among kids, elderly patients as well as women. Doctor can conduct a few tests to confirm in case, symptoms are been caused because of appendicitis. Results of tests can determine if Appendicectomy is needed. But, Appendicectomy is generally done as the emergency surgery in case, patient has the acute appendicitis.

How is Appendicectomy done?

There are two methods that are used to perform Appendicectomy:

* Laparoscopic Appendicectomy

The method is used commonly to do the Appendicectomy and laparoscope is been used in method of the surgery. The laparoscope is thin flexible endoscopic tube and with camera that is attached to that. The small incisions are also made in abdomen through that laparoscope as well as other instruments are been inserted to perform surgery. The laparoscopic Appendicectomy makes quicker recovery & less post-operative pain.

Open Appendicectomy

In method, incision of two and three inches are made on lower right area of abdomen. Surgeon examines area to see in case, there are any of the additional problems, and after which appendix is been removed. In order, to remove appendix, appendix is freed from the connection to abdomen & colon. After that, appendix is cut & surgeon stitches over hole, which is left in colon.

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