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Patients who undergo surgical removal of the appendix on a weekend do not experience more postoperative complications than those who undergo the same operation on weekdays, but they do pay slightly more in hospital charges.
A new study suggests that surgery for appendicitis that uses a pinhole incision through the navel may be a feasible alternative to traditional appendectomies.
Obese patients who need to have their appendixes removed fare better after a minimally invasive surgical procedure rather than an open operation.
Removing a child's ruptured appendix sooner rather than later significantly lowers hospital costs and charges.
What would you expect to pay to have your appendix removed if so needed? $1,500? $182,000? How about any amount in between?
There's now a safe and viable alternative to surgery for patients suffering from appendicitis.
Pediatric surgeons can lower health care costs if they remove a young patient’s perforated appendix sooner rather than later.
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