Vol. 4 No. 1 (2021): American Journal of Surgical Research and Reviews

Single stitch Open interval appendectomy; when and why

jitendra kumar Saroj1, santosh Gautam2
1Assistant professor, Department of general surgery Venkateshwara institute of medical sciences, Gajraula, INDIA; 2Assistant professor, Department of general surgery, Prasad institute of medical sciences,Sarojani Nagar Lucknow, Santosh Gautam


  • single stitch, interval appendectomy, classical, laparoscopic

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jitendra kumar Saroj1, santosh Gautam2. (2021). Single stitch Open interval appendectomy; when and why. American Journal of Surgical Research and Reviews, 4(1), 32. https://doi.org/10.28933/ajsrr-2021-05-3105


Appendicitis is a very common cause of acute abdomen. Most of the patient admit in surgical emergency. Diagnosis usually made clinically, sonography sometimes may be helpful. Regarding management there is still controversy exists. Developed country usually performed laparoscopy appendectomy while in developing country surgical management is still in debate. Different surgeons have different opinion either emergency open or laparoscopy appendectomy or interval appendectomy. Even in open appendectomy there is still debate between classical procedure vs small incision. This study favors single stitch surgery rather than classical and laparoscopy appendectomy. this case study supports even better cosmetic and outcome than laparoscopy appendectomy.


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