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The need for interval appendectomy after resolution of an appendiceal mass questioned.

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BACKGROUND: Our current treatment of an appendiceal mass is initially conservative, followed by an interval appendectomy. The necessity of this routine interval appendectomy is debatable. A study was conducted to evaluate whether surgical factors and pathological features of the excised appendices support interval appendectomy. METHODS: We performed a retrospective study at the University Hospital Groningen and the Deventer Ziekenhuis. All patients diagnosed with an appendiceal mass in the p...

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Publisher copy:
10.1159/000064216

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Willemsen, PJ More by this author
Hoorntje, LE More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Surgical Sciences
Journal:
Digestive surgery
Volume:
19
Issue:
3
Pages:
216-221
Publication date:
2002
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EISSN:
1421-9883
ISSN:
0253-4886
URN:
uuid:3c38bd58-7425-483d-b52d-ccae5b87ab15
Source identifiers:
190795
Local pid:
pubs:190795

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