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Appendectomies performed for cancer, interval appendectomy, or as part of another major operation were excluded. ... Appendectomy remains the principal management for acute appendicitis with reported morbidity and mortality of 5.5-14.5% and 0.03-0.24%, respectively. ... Total charges (79 k vs 109 k), OR (28 k vs 45 k) and Medical/Supply charges (8 k vs 14 k), whereas for matched data the comparisons were (77 k vs 19 k), (28 k vs 45 k) and (9 k vs 14 k), respectively. ...doi:10.1007/s00464-021-08748-9 pmid:34734304 pmcid:PMC8565855 fatcat:bhx2qaano5fzffyqfzhwk5mry4