Can a person with acute appendicitis have normal appendix during surgery?

Can a person with acute appendicitis have normal appendix during surgery?

The video will discuss about whether a person with acute appendicitis can have normal appendix during surgery by Dr. K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India and Group Editor in Chief MEDtalks. In 15% of the cases, the appendix can look normal during surgery. Surgery can be done with a suspicion of appendicitis or the appendix can have a microscopic inflammation which can be detected with histopathology. He will also explain the protocol to be followed before appendectomy.

Dr. KK Aggarwal

Recipient of Padma Shri, Vishwa Hindi Samman, National Science Communication Award and Dr B C Roy National Award, Dr Aggarwal is a physician, cardiologist, spiritual writer and motivational speaker. He was the Past President of the Indian Medical Association and President of Heart Care Foundation of India. He was also the Editor in Chief of the IJCP Group, Medtalks and eMediNexus

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