Duration of Treatmentusually takes 60 to 90 minutes.

Days of Stayusually two days in the hospital and 5 days outside the hospital.

AnesthesiaGeneral anaesthesia.

CostOn Request

What is Appendectomy Surgery?

An appendectomy is surgical removal of the appendix and usually performed by laparoscopically (as minimally invasive surgery) or as an open operation. The appendix is a small, tube-shaped pouch attached to the large intestine.

Appendectomy surgery signs include:

  • Stomach pain (that starts suddenly)
  • Abdominal swelling
  • Rigid abdominal muscles
  • Constipation or diarrhoea
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Loss of appetite
  • Low-grade fever

Appendectomy surgery risk factor includes:-

  • Risks of anaesthesia 
  • Bleeding
  • Infection
  • Temporary dizziness
  • Injury to nearby organs
  • Blocked bowels
  • The patient is required to go for PSC ( Pre-surgery check-up )  to do some blood test, ECG and ECH for Cardiac check-up and urine tests to know he /she is fit for surgery or not.
  • Before the operation, you’ll be asked to sign a consent form, which gives the surgeon permission to carry out the treatment.
  • The doctor should be informed about any medication that the patient may be taking.
  • The patient is admitted to the hospital on same days before the procedures and advised to remain empty stomach/Fasting.
  • Thinners medicines have to stop before ten days of surgery.

To identify the diagnosis doctor advised to go for complete evolution - usually, blood investigation, ultrasound (CT) scans magnetic resonance (MRI) imaging.  Before surgery, the surgeon and anaesthesia will guide you about the benefits and risk factor of Appendectomy surgery.

There are two types of appendectomy the surgeon chooses depends upon the patient’s condition:

  1. Open Appendectomy
  2. Laparoscopic Appendectomy

Step 1 – Anesthesia: Appendectomy surgery takes 2 to 3 hours depending upon the procedures by giving local or general anaesthesia to relieve pain.

Step 2 – The incision: Open Appendectomy: A surgeon makes only one incision in the lower right–hand side of the abdomen to take out the appendix. Usually, the surgeon makes this procedure to clean the abdominal cavity if the patient appendix has burst.

Laparoscopic Appendectomy: A surgeon makes a few small incisions in the lower right–hand side of the abdomen and the use of a laparoscope to visualize and then remove the appendix.

Step 3 – Closing the incisions: A surgeon flaps the skin after the surgery with the help of Sutures, skin adhesives, tapes or clips that close the skin incisions.

 

  • The doctor will give complete information about post care of surgery, regarding recovery; proper caring of incisions, taking medications and managing.
  • The doctor will advise for a soft meal is a clear liquid diet—broth, juice, soda pop, and gelatin.
  • Stitches or staples will be removed after 5 to 10 days of surgery. 
  • Patients are allowed to stand and walk using a walker after 48 hours of the operation.
  • The recovery period may be around 1 to 2 weeks or longer.

The success rate depends on patient condition and surgeon experience, usually, the success rate is around 99%.

 

  • Are you a board-certified general surgeon?
  • How many years’ experience of you has in this field?
  • How many surgeries are you doing every day?
  • Does your hospital certify to perform these types of surgery?
  • Am I a good patient for you to this appendectomy procedure?
  • Let me know success rates and how long time will take for recovery?
  • What treatment plan do you recommend and Why?
  • What are my options if I am not satisfied with the outcome of my treatment surgery?
  • What are the advantages and disadvantages of surgery?
  • How should I prepare for this surgery?
  • How long I have to stay in the hospital and outside the hospital?
  • When can I go for normal activities, including exercise?
  • Do I have stitches, staples, and/or bandages?
  • Do I have a scar or other permanent effects from the surgery?
  • Do I need any follow-up appointments or tests after my surgery?

 

 

 

 

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APPENDECTOMY SURGERY

Duration of Treatmentusually takes 60 to 90 minutes.

Days of Stayusually two days in the hospital and 5 days outside the hospital.

AnesthesiaGeneral anaesthesia.

CostOn Request

What is Appendectomy Surgery?

An appendectomy is surgical removal of the appendix and usually performed by laparoscopically (as minimally invasive surgery) or as an open operation. The appendix is a small, tube-shaped pouch attached to the large intestine.

symptoms

Appendectomy surgery signs include:

  • Stomach pain (that starts suddenly)
  • Abdominal swelling
  • Rigid abdominal muscles
  • Constipation or diarrhoea
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Loss of appetite
  • Low-grade fever

risk factors

Appendectomy surgery risk factor includes:-

  • Risks of anaesthesia 
  • Bleeding
  • Infection
  • Temporary dizziness
  • Injury to nearby organs
  • Blocked bowels

preparation

  • The patient is required to go for PSC ( Pre-surgery check-up )  to do some blood test, ECG and ECH for Cardiac check-up and urine tests to know he /she is fit for surgery or not.
  • Before the operation, you’ll be asked to sign a consent form, which gives the surgeon permission to carry out the treatment.
  • The doctor should be informed about any medication that the patient may be taking.
  • The patient is admitted to the hospital on same days before the procedures and advised to remain empty stomach/Fasting.
  • Thinners medicines have to stop before ten days of surgery.

procedure

To identify the diagnosis doctor advised to go for complete evolution - usually, blood investigation, ultrasound (CT) scans magnetic resonance (MRI) imaging.  Before surgery, the surgeon and anaesthesia will guide you about the benefits and risk factor of Appendectomy surgery.

There are two types of appendectomy the surgeon chooses depends upon the patient’s condition:

  1. Open Appendectomy
  2. Laparoscopic Appendectomy

Step 1 – Anesthesia: Appendectomy surgery takes 2 to 3 hours depending upon the procedures by giving local or general anaesthesia to relieve pain.

Step 2 – The incision: Open Appendectomy: A surgeon makes only one incision in the lower right–hand side of the abdomen to take out the appendix. Usually, the surgeon makes this procedure to clean the abdominal cavity if the patient appendix has burst.

Laparoscopic Appendectomy: A surgeon makes a few small incisions in the lower right–hand side of the abdomen and the use of a laparoscope to visualize and then remove the appendix.

Step 3 – Closing the incisions: A surgeon flaps the skin after the surgery with the help of Sutures, skin adhesives, tapes or clips that close the skin incisions.

 

post procedure

  • The doctor will give complete information about post care of surgery, regarding recovery; proper caring of incisions, taking medications and managing.
  • The doctor will advise for a soft meal is a clear liquid diet—broth, juice, soda pop, and gelatin.
  • Stitches or staples will be removed after 5 to 10 days of surgery. 
  • Patients are allowed to stand and walk using a walker after 48 hours of the operation.
  • The recovery period may be around 1 to 2 weeks or longer.

success rate

The success rate depends on patient condition and surgeon experience, usually, the success rate is around 99%.

 

faqs from doctor

  • Are you a board-certified general surgeon?
  • How many years’ experience of you has in this field?
  • How many surgeries are you doing every day?
  • Does your hospital certify to perform these types of surgery?
  • Am I a good patient for you to this appendectomy procedure?
  • Let me know success rates and how long time will take for recovery?
  • What treatment plan do you recommend and Why?
  • What are my options if I am not satisfied with the outcome of my treatment surgery?
  • What are the advantages and disadvantages of surgery?
  • How should I prepare for this surgery?
  • How long I have to stay in the hospital and outside the hospital?
  • When can I go for normal activities, including exercise?
  • Do I have stitches, staples, and/or bandages?
  • Do I have a scar or other permanent effects from the surgery?
  • Do I need any follow-up appointments or tests after my surgery?

 

 

 

 

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