The appendix is a finger-like, blind-ended tube connected to the cecum, an appendix is situated on the junction of small and the large intestine at the lower right abdomen. This is the appendix location where appendix pain is occurs. Appendix also called vermiform appendix, which means “worm-like appendage.” The appendix harbors bacteria. Generally the human appendix averages 9 cm in length but can range from 5 to 35 cm, and when diameter of the appendix is 6 mm and more than 6 mm is considered a thickened or inflamed appendix called Appendicitis.
Our centre provides the best laparoscopic appendix surgery in Pune. Our qualified doctor are specialist in laparoscopic appendix treatment.
What is appendicitis?
Appendicitis is an inflammation of the appendix . If the inflammation and blockage are severe enough, the tissue of the appendix can die and even rupture or burst requires appendicitis surgical management as soon as possible to remove the appendix.
Causes of appendicitis
Obstruction of appendix by faucal matter, foreign body, roundworm
Infection by bacteria such as E.coli, Streptococci, Clostridium
What are the symptoms with appendicitis?
One of the first appendicitis symptom is pain is in abdominal. Mostly in the central part of the abdomen where appendicitis pain is occurs that eventually moves over to the right lower quadrant. Loss of appetite is another early symptoms of appendicitis. Nausea and vomiting may occur early in the course of the illness as the result of an intestinal obstruction.
How is appendicitis diagnosed?
Appendicitis diagnosed are depends on the patient’s symptoms and findings during physical examination. A person with symptoms usually experiences moderate-to-severe pain in the lower right abdomen. However abdominal X-ray, barium enema, ultrasonography, computerized tomography (CT) scan needed to diagnosed appendicitis. To give the best treatment of appendicitis in pune, we are well equipped with all cutting edge technology and skilled staff.
Who is affected by appendicitis?
Anyone can get appendicitis, but it occurs most often in people between the age range from 16 and 30 followed by 31-45 year. Very young children and elderly people are at high risk of complications due to appendicitis.
What are the most frequent complications of appendicitis?
Delaying the diagnosis and treatment increases the risk in complications of appendicitis. One of the potential complication is perforation which can lead to pus or abscess around the appendix. Appendix Surgery should do as soon as possible after the diagnosis of appendicitis..
Treatment of appendicitis:
Appendectomy is surgery for removal of appendix. Appendectomy procedure is most often performed as an emergency operation. Laparoscopic appendectomy is a procedure, where special surgical tools are sent into the abdomen via small incisions.
There are 2 types of surgery for removal of the appendix:
Open appendectomy – In this procedure a cut about 2 to 4 inches made in the lower right-hand side of your belly or abdomen. The appendix taken out through the incisions.
Laparoscopic appendectomy – This procedure is less invasive. Small 2-3 incisions made for surgery. A laparoscopic instrument put into one of the incisions that has tiny video camera and surgical tools. The laparoscopic surgeon looks at a TV monitor to see inside your abdomen and guide the tools. The appendix then removed through one of the incisions. We are one of the leading institute to provide laparoscopic treatment of appendicitis in pune.
During a laparoscopic surgery, the surgeon may decide that an open appendectomy is needed or not. In case of appendix has burst and infection has spread, then may need an open appendectomy.
We provide the services for the both type of surgery. Our team is well experienced for the treatment of appendicitis in pune. Our laparoscopic appendix specialist in pune can performed any complicated surgery during the emergency.