Volume 13

Number 2 July 2023
Intraoperative and Early Postoperative Complications of Difficult Laparoscopic Appendicectomy: An observational study

DOI: https://doi.org/10.47648/jswmc2023v13-02-82

Hassan AN,*Alam ZHMN, Mahmud AN, Chowdhury AK, Rahman MF.


Although open appendicectomy has been performed successfully for more than 200 years, its preeminent position in the treatment strategy for the patient with appendicitis has been changed by laparoscopic appendicectomy in the last two decades. The present study consists of 150 cases of acute appendicitis disease seems to be difficult for laparoscopic appendicectomy selected on the basis of clinical and sonological criteria. They underwent laparoscopic appendicectomy and the results were evaluated on the spectrum of per operative and early postoperative complications, methods of identification of these complications and their managements. The overall intra operative complications in the present study in 8 (5.33%) cases and early postoperative complication in 15 (10%) cases. Laparoscopic appendicectomy results very few intraoperative and postoperative complications. Therefore, laparoscopic appendicectomy is worth recommending as an effective and safe procedure for acute appendicitis