Journal of Surgery

ISSN: [Jurnalul de chirurgie]
ISSN: 1584-9341

Open Access

Venkateshen Palanisamy


  • Review Article
    Review of Techniques in Occluding Appendicular Stump during Laparoscopic Appendectomy
    Author(s): Venkateshen Palanisamy, Vinoth S, Rajan KV and Ramananthan MVenkateshen Palanisamy, Vinoth S, Rajan KV and Ramananthan M

    Introduction: Laparoscopic appendectomy is the gold standard method of treatment of acute appendicitis. Closure of appendicular stump is the most important step to prevent complications. There are various methods to occlude the appendix. There is an insufficient analysis of the various methods to close the appendicular stump. The aim of this study was to analysis provide a treatment ranking of different options for securing the appendicular stump among endoloop, endostaplers, titanium clip, suture knots, Hem-o-Lok. Methods: Online electronic databases were searched to find observation studies, review articles, randomized controlled trials comparing various methods ligation of the appendix. The primary outcomes were cost, availability, biocompatible, safety, learning curve. Conclusion: The application of Hem-o-Lok f.. Read More»

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