Laparoscopic Surgery is performed for the operations of the abdomen with 6 to 12-inch-long cuts. That’s why it’s sometimes called keyhole surgery. This process has a laparoscope, a lean slender shaped tool with tiny video camera and light on the tip. With the few centimetres long small incisions, the surgeon inserts different instruments and performs the surgery while visualizing it on a video screen.
Appendectomy is a way of surgical removal of the appendix. It is a common surgery that is performed to treat appendicitis. Appendicitis is an inflammatory condition of the appendix; it is a medical emergency that requires surgery to remove the appendix. An appendix is a 3.5 inches long tube of tissues extends from large intestine on the lower side of the body. It can strike at any age, but it is rare in children younger than 2 years. Mostly it affects people between the ages of 10 to 35 years.
Appendicitis occurs when the appendix gets blocked by hard stools, tumors, etc. This blockage may also appear from any kind of infection due to which appendix can swell in response.
The classic symptoms of appendicitis are as follows –
Diagnosis of appendicitis can be tricky as sometimes symptoms are not clear or similar to other illnesses including gallbladder problems, bladder, and urinary tract infection, gastritis, Crohn’s disease, kidney stones, ovary problems, and intestinal infection. Some test can help diagnose appendicitis:
Precautions after Laparoscopic Appendectomy:
A few weeks required for recovery after laparoscopic appendectomy or if the appendix gets burst.
The appendix can cause some serious issues. Such as:
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