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What is the process of an appendictomy procedure?
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In brief: Laparoscopic
Most often it is a general anesthetic and laparoscopic procedure with 1-3 small incisions to remove the appendix.
Open surgery sometimes needed if extensive or complicating appendix infection. Sometimes over night stay in the hospital may be indicated.

In brief: Laparoscopic
Most often it is a general anesthetic and laparoscopic procedure with 1-3 small incisions to remove the appendix.
Open surgery sometimes needed if extensive or complicating appendix infection. Sometimes over night stay in the hospital may be indicated.
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