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How long does it take to remove appendix?

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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: Less than an hour

On average, an appendectomy can be performed in 30-45 minutes.
This is somewhat dependent on the technique (laparoscopic vs. Open), the degree of inflammation (perforation, abscess, etc.), and patient-factors, such as obesity, prior surgery, etc.

In brief: Less than an hour

On average, an appendectomy can be performed in 30-45 minutes.
This is somewhat dependent on the technique (laparoscopic vs. Open), the degree of inflammation (perforation, abscess, etc.), and patient-factors, such as obesity, prior surgery, etc.
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Dr. Chris Hawley
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Appendix

Operation usually lasts about 1 hour.

In brief: Appendix

Operation usually lasts about 1 hour.
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