"Appendectomy" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Surgical removal of the vermiform appendix. (Dorland, 28th ed)
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Appendectomy".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Appendectomy".
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Appendectomy" by people in Profiles.
Long-Term Effect of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Management of Pediatric Appendicitis. Pediatr Ann. 2022 Jul; 51(7):e266-e269.
Comparative Accuracy of ICD-9 vs ICD-10 Codes for Acute Appendicitis. J Am Coll Surg. 2022 03 01; 234(3):377-383.
Association of Initial Treatment With Antibiotics vs Surgery With Treatment Success and Disability in Subgroups of Children With Uncomplicated Appendicitis. JAMA. 2021 06 22; 325(24):2502-2504.
Prophylactic Drainage after Appendectomy for Perforated Appendicitis in Adults: A Post Hoc Analysis of an EAST Multi-Center Study. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2021 Oct; 22(8):780-786.
Surgical Supply Cost Awareness Is Associated With Lower Costs: A Single-Center Experience. Am Surg. 2020 Oct; 86(10):1407-1410.
Association of Nonoperative Management Using Antibiotic Therapy vs Laparoscopic Appendectomy With Treatment Success and Disability Days in Children With Uncomplicated Appendicitis. JAMA. 2020 08 11; 324(6):581-593.
Limiting hospital resources for acute appendicitis in children: Lessons learned from the U.S. epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic. J Pediatr Surg. 2021 May; 56(5):900-904.
Narrow- versus Broad-Spectrum Antibiotics for Simple Acute Appendicitis Treated by Appendectomy: A Post Hoc Analysis of EAST MUSTANG Study. J Surg Res. 2020 10; 254:217-222.
Alvarado Scores Predict Additive Value of Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Workup of Suspected Appendicitis in Children. J Surg Res. 2019 12; 244:42-49.
Multi-institutional trial of non-operative management and surgery for uncomplicated appendicitis in children: Design and rationale. Contemp Clin Trials. 2019 08; 83:10-17.