A PROSPECTIVE STUDY OF 30 CASES OF SURGICALLY MANAGED APPENDICULAR MASS
English

Halagana Nagaraj, Ratikanta Narayana Raikar, Rajalakshmi Rajalakshmi, Arshiva Taj, Asha M N, Aneeta Mutgi, Nikita V Shivannagol
2014 Journal of Evolution of Medical and Dental Sciences  
BACKGROUND: A study of 30 surgically operated appendicular mass was conducted at SIMS and RC with respect to complication, hospital stay and recovery. METHOD: 30 patients were taken for case study who were surgically treated for appendicular mass soon after the diagnosis and assessed for recovery time, hospital stay and complications. CONCLUSION: Emergency appendicectomy to treat appendicular mass should be considered as an option as it decreases the hospital stay, avoids repeated exposure to
more » ... eated exposure to risks involved in surgery as in interval appendicectomy and gives a better recovery as the foci of infection is removed.
doi:10.14260/jemds/2014/2066 fatcat:j2k2qk3vuveznmxbbgixjv3ida