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Heather Bell 03-24-18 Week 3 Surgical Report DATE OF PROCEDURE: 07/25/2015 PREOPERATIVE DIAGNOSIS: Acute appendicitis POSTOPERATIVE DIAGNOSIS: Acute appendicitis OPERATION PERFORMED: Laparoscopic appendectomy SURGEON: David Sudduth, MD SEDATION: General endotracheal anesthetic ESTIMATED BLOOD LOSS: Minimal COMPLICATIONS: None INDICATIONS FOR PROCEDURE: The patient is a 27 year-old female who presented with signs and symptoms consistent with acute appendicitis. She was seen on preoperative CT imaging to have an inflamed appendix. The risks and benefits of the procedure including the possibility of bleeding, infection, intra-abdominal abscess and the need for open operation were reviewed in
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detail with the patient and the patient agreed to proceed with the operation. DESCRIPTION OF OPERATION: After informed consent was obtained, the patient was then brought to the operating room and placed on the operating table in the supine position. After induction of the general anesthetic, the abdomen was prepped and draped in the usual sterile fashion.
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  • Spring '18
  • Platelet, acute appendicitis, Human abdomen

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