Pediatric Surgery

Contemporary Management Of Appendicitis

November 09, 2018
Dr. Whit Holcomb presents common scenarios of appendicitis. Topics of discussion include appendicitis categories of acute non perforated appendicitis, perforated appendicitis, appendicitis presenting with a well defined abscess. Multiple case presentations give rise to discussion of the time interval in which the patient should be operated on, ultrasound usage in adolescent females, surgical approaches- open, three-port laparoscopic, single-incision laparoscopy through the umbilicus, nonoperative appendicitis treatment, ruptured appendix with abscess, and appropriate antibiotics. 

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