Open Versus Laparoscopic Appendectomy
The aim of this prospective randomized trial is to compare the feasibility of open with laparoscopic appendectomy in suspected acute appendicitis. The investigators especially focused on the postoperative recovery and long-term complications.
Procedure: open appendectomy
Procedure: laparoscopic appendectomy
|Official Title:||Open Versus Laparoscopic Appendectomy in Suspected Acute Appendicitis - a Prospective Randomised Clinical Trial With With 10-Year Follow-up|
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00908804
|North Karelia Central Hospital, Clinic of Surgery|
|Joensuu, Finland, 80210|