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2015 | 86 | 5 | 235-237
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Laparoscopic Management of Appendicular Abscess (Clinical Observation)

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This article presents the diagnostics and laparoscopic management of appendicular abscess of 66 y.o. woman operated 3 weeks after the disease onset. The patient underwent surgery successfully. Purulent septic post-operative complications were not demonstrated. That confirms the benefits of minimally invasive surgery
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  • Department of Surgery of Dental Faculty, National O.O. Bohomoles Medical University, Kyiv, Ukraine, Kierownik MD. Prof. M. Tutchenko
  • Department of Military Surgery of the Ukrainian Military Medical Academy, Kyiv, Ukraine, Kierownik MD. Prof. Y. Zarutsky
  • Plastic Surgery Department, Medical University in Wrocław, Specialist Medical Center in Polanica Zdrój, Kierownik prof. dr hab. P. Wójcicki
  • Department of Surgery of Dental Faculty, National O.O. Bohomoles Medical University, Kyiv, Ukraine, Kierownik MD. Prof. M. Tutchenko
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