Evaluating the benefit of incidental appendectomy

Background: Surgeons sometimes perform appendectomies during abdominopelvic surgeries for surgical conditions unrelated to the appendix. A retrospective study of the histopathological diagnoses of incidental appendectomy specimens was performed to see the value of this practice. Materials and Method...

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Main Authors: Ikponmwosa Obahiagbon, Mojisola Udoh
Format: Article
Published: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications 2020-01-01
Series:Sahel Medical Journal
Online Access:http://www.smjonline.org/article.asp?issn=1118-8561;year=2020;volume=23;issue=2;spage=99;epage=102;aulast=Obahiagbon