A condition in which the appendix becomes inflamed and filled with pus, causing pain. The appendix is a pouch-like structure attached at the start of the large intestine that has no known purpose.
Appendicitis begins with fever and pain near the belly button and then moves toward the lower-right side of the abdomen. This is often accompanied by nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, fever and chills.
Appendicitis is usually treated with antibiotics and surgery is required within 24 hours of its diagnosis. If untreated, the appendix can rupture and cause an abscess or systemic infection (sepsis).
It is usually done under General Anaesthesia where the patient is made unconscious and then 3 holes are made in the abdomen through which the Laparoscopic surgery is done. It usually takes 30 mins to finish this procedure. The patient is started on oral diet on the same day few hours after surgery. Patient is discharged on the next day.
What is the best treatment for Appendicitis?
Laparoscopic Appendicectomy is the Gold Standard treatment for Appendicitis.
When will I get discharge after laparoscopic Appendicectomy?
Normally you should get discharge the next after surgery
When can I go back to work after Appendicectomy?
You can join back your work in 3 to 4 days.
Where can I find the best Laparoscopic surgeon for Appendicectomy in Mumbai? Near me?
Dr. Sunny Agarwal is one of the best Laparoscopic surgeons for Appendectomy in Mumbai. Dr. Sunny Agarwal operates in many centers like Chembur, Sion, Ghatkopar, Mankhurd, Tilak Nagar, Andheri, Borivili, Dombivili, Navi Mumbai, Vashi, Kharghar, Thane.