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Appendectomy - Open and Laparoscopic

tutorial oveview This patient education tutorial reviews the anatomy of the digestive system and explains the causes of appendicitis and the benefits and risks of appendectomy. Both open and laparoscopic appendectomies are discussed. The tutorial ends with a brief discussion of what to expect after surgery.

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