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Journal of IMAB - Annual Proceeding (Scientific Papers)
Publisher: Peytchinski Publishing Ltd.
ISSN: 1312-773X (Online)
Issue: 2022, vol. 28, issue1
Subject Area: Medicine
DOI: 10.5272/jimab.2022281.4183
Published online: 05 January 2022

Original article
J of IMAB. 2022 Jan-Mar;28(1):4183-4185
Konstantin KostovORCID logo Corresponding Autoremail,
Department of General, Visceral and Emergency Surgery, UMHATEM “N. I. Pirogov” – Sofia, Bulgaria.

Purpose: The aim of the study is to evaluate the advantages of laparoscopic appendectomy fromour clinical experience in UMHATEM "Pirogov" which resulted in reduced postoperative complications, pain, length of hospital stay, and early return to work.
Material and Methods: Data from a study of a patient group in the Department of General, Visceral and Emergency Surgery of UMBALSM "H. I. Pirogov "for the six-month period (01.01.2019 до 01.07.2019) were collected.Eighty-one patients with acute appendicitis who underwent laparoscopic appendectomy were selected. Indicators characterizing basic clinical and pathological features (epidemiology, demography, degree of pathological impairment), surgical approach and its outcomes (postoperative complications, postoperative duration), influence of concomitant factors were studied.
Results: The study included 81 patients. The majority of patients were women - 46 (56.79%), men- 35 (43.21%).  The mean age of male patients was 31.4 years and for female-28.6 years respectively. Hospitalization times are usually short - most patients are given up to 72 hours (70- 86.42%). Only eleven patients (13.58%) had an extended hospital stay for observation and additional therapy.
Conclusion: Laparoscopic appendectomy was verified as an optimal and safe surgical procedure. Laparoscopic approach reduces post-operative pain, shortens hospital stay, reduces complications, and thereby reducing treatment costs.

Keywords: evaluation, acute appendicitis, laparoscopy, advantages, approach,

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Please cite this article as: Kostov K. Analysis and evaluation of advantages from laparoscopic appendectomy. J of IMAB. 2022 Jan-Mar;28(1):4183-4185. DOI: 10.5272/jimab.2022281.4183

Corresponding AutorCorrespondence to: Konstantin Kostov, MD, PhD. Surgical Clinic, UMHATEM “N. I. Pirogov”; 21, Totleben Blvd., 1606 Sofia, Bulgaria; E-mail: dr.k.kostov@gmail.com

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Received: 19 May 2021
Published online: 05 January 2022

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