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Risk factors for intra-abdominal abscess post laparoscopic appendicectomy for gangrenous or perforated appendicitis: A retrospective cohort study
International Journal of Surgery Open
Introduction: Acute appendicitis is one of the most common causes of abdominal pain. Post-operative Intra-abdominal Abscess (PIA) frequently complicates appendicectomy and increases morbidity and cost (1). Its incidence is increased in perforated or gangrenous appendicitis (2). Risk factors for the development of PIA within this high-risk group have not been established in adults. This study aimed to identify risk factors associated with PIA following laparoscopic appendicectomy for gangrenousdoi:10.1016/j.ijso.2017.12.003 fatcat:f2erziiufzb5lef5uhmfsdei5q