What is Laparoscopic Appendectomy and Appendicitis

Introduction

Laparoscopic appendectomy is a procedure that is less intrusive. That implies it’s managed without an enormous entry point. Instead, from 1 to 3 little cuts are made. A long, slim cylinder called a laparoscope is placed into one of the entry points. Then a mini camcorder is carefully placed inside. The specialist at ALSA takes a TV screen to see inside your midsection and guide the tools. Then the appendix is removed through one of the incisions.

During a laparoscopic appendectomy at ALSA , your surgeon Dr. Tahir Yunus may say that an open appendectomy is required.

On the off chance that when your appendix has blasted and contamination has spread, you may require an open appendectomy.

A laparoscopic appendectomy may cause less torment and less scarring is observed while the two types of medical surgeries have less complications. A laparoscopic appendectomy has a shorter tenure for staying at the hospital and it is less invasive.

Appendectomy is the more trusted treatment for Appendicitis. It can heal and remove the inflamed appendix right away and we recommend that at ALSA.

After the Laparoscopic appendectomy for removing your inflamed appendix at ALSA, you might feel pain due to the carbon dioxide inside the belly and that pain will settle down in 2 or 3 days.

Advantages of Laparoscopic Appendix

  • Laparoscopic Appendectomy is less painful
  • The patient has to stay for quite less time at the hospital
  • The patient can go back to his\her regular life quickly which involves bowel function getting normalized procedure involves few incisions so quite less pain
  • Laparoscopic Appendicitis cause quite less scarring than other open surgical procedures for appendectomy
  • It involves fewer wound infections
  • Laparoscopic appendectomy has a faster going back to a regular diet and drinks

For what post symptoms you need to call your Surgeon after the surgery

  • In case of fever and chills
  • Redness, swelling, bleeding or any other drainage from the site of incision
  • Pain around the site of incision
  • Vomiting and Nausea
  • Constant coughing, trouble or totally unable eating or drinking
  • In case of Shortness of breath
  • No bowel movement for two or more than 2 or 3 days
  • Diarrhea for more than3 or 4 days
  • Pain in belly and cramps

Frequently Asked Questions

Open appendicectomy is a surgical procedure to remove the appendix that is inflamed. This is most commonly performed once a diagnosis of inflamed appendicitis has been made. The decision between an open or laparoscopic operation depends upon many factors, including patient comorbidity and the choice of surgeon.

The appendix gets inflamed due to the rapid multiplication of the bacteria in appendix. It becomes swollen and filled with pus due to that bacterial division.

Full recovery time of laparoscopic appendectomy is quite short as compare to the open surgical procedure of appendectomy and that is around 2 to 4 weeks.