Comparative Study between Mini Incision Open Appendectomy and Laparoscopic Appendectomy in Terms of Post Operative Pain Length of Hospital Stay and Return to Normal Life

Dr R. Sharanya, Senior Resident, Department of General Surgery, Saveetha Medical College Hospital, Thandalam
2018 Journal of Medical Science And clinical Research  
To compare mini incision open appendectomy and laparoscopic appendectomy in terms of post operative pain length of hospital stay and return to normal life. 100 patients with appendicitis were randomized into mini incision appendectomy and laparoscopic appendectomy. As most of the patients in rural patients prefer early return to work and also have high tolerance to pain, this study emphasis the need for identifying the better procedure. Although mini incision appendectomy also has small
more » ... o has small incision and similar hospital stay, laparoscopic surgery has emerged as the superior procedure in this population whose paramount interest is early return to work. Keywords: acute appendicitis, mini incision appendectomy, laparoscopic appendectomy, early return to work, post operative pain.
doi:10.18535/jmscr/v6i9.147 fatcat:lltecapsxjb5xfrltvjiexf6ny