Appendicitis

Appendix Operation? What is that?

  • Appendix Removal Surgery in Chennai explained by Dr. Maran who performs appendix removal surgery for appendicitis.

Appendix Operation – What is that? An inflammation or infection of the appendix needs the entire appendix to be removed by surgery. This surgical condition is termed as Appendicitis. The surgical removal of appendix is termed as Appendectomy. In common parlance the surgery is called appendix operation or simply appendix removal surgery. Appendectomy is done mainly by keyhole approach these days. It is referred as Laparoscopic Appendectomy or commonly referred as laparoscopic appendix removal surgery. It may be mentioned that in earlier days appendectomy was done by open surgery methods. Why Would Appendix Develop Inflammation? The reason for the inflammation of Appendix is generally unknown. It is widely believed that an obstruction to the lumen of the Appendix may be the reason. The obstruction to the lumen may be partial or complete. The obstruction is generally caused by the faecal matter which accumulates inside the appendix to cause inflammation. This inflammation exerts pressure on the wall of the appendix or tissues of the […]

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Dr Maran is a qualified Surgeon in the field of Gastro-enterology. He is a leading Bariatric Surgeon who also specializes in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery procedures of the gastro-intestinal tracts. He has penchant for addressing problems concerning Obesity