Laparoscopic Appendectomy
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Laparoscopic Appendectomy

This Laparoscopic Appendectomy course will teach you:

  • To remove an (suspectedly) inflamed appendix with a laparoscopic  procedure
  • To secure the end of the cecum adequately, subsequently preventing the leakage of the contents from the intestinal lumen into the abdominal cavity

With the following tips you might perform this Laparoscopic Appendectomy procedure even better:

  • Improving exposure
  • Confirmation of the diagnosis
  • Ileocecal region identification
  • What to do in case of an inflamed appendix base
  • Stump ligation
  • Omentum retraction to cover stump

The following anatomical variations are described in this Laparoscopic Appendectomy course:

  • Overview of the variations in arterial blood supply of the appendix

After studying this Laparoscopic Appendectomy course you are familiar with the most common complications:

  • Intra-abdominal abscess
  • Bowel leaking
  • Persistent abdominal symptoms

You might also be interested in:

Open Appendectomy

 

 

Step by step

Appendicular approach

Skin

Incise

Incise the skin for subumbilical trocar placement.

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