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Appendectomy is now 125years old and we salute it. It is the operation for the removal of an inflamed symptomatic appendix to cure acute appendicitis (AA), the commonest surgical emergency world over. There are two variants of appendectomy: 1. Open and 2. Laparoscopic. Open appendectomy (OA) dominated the surgical word for about 85years and in 1980 was challenged by the laparoscopic appendectomy (LA). Thirty years since then a pseudo controversy continues as to which is a better choice despitedoi:10.18203/2349-2902.isj20185069 fatcat:ehkaxrp6trbp7hgiw62gai4xnu