A 23-year-old male asked:
how do they seal off where they removed the appendix? do they burn it or stitch it? wats chance of a leak?
2 doctor answers
Dr. David Earle answered
30 years experience General Surgery
Variable : Usually this is with sutures or staples designed for that purpose. Chance of leak is very low, and should be less than 5% at most. Hope his helps!
Answered on Sep 12, 2013
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