Format

Send to

Choose Destination
Ann Chir Gynaecol. 1989;78(2):127-9.

Peroperative mechanical manipulation of the appendix. A cause of periappendicitis?

Author information

1
Department of Surgical Gastroenterology, University of Copenhagen, Herlev, Denmark.

Abstract

Seventeen appendices were randomized to either peroperative digital manipulation before removal or atraumatic removal. The manipulated appendices revealed microscopic changes similar to periappendicitis.

PMID:
2679333
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

Supplemental Content

Loading ...
Support Center