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Appendix Surgery - Appendectomy (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Description of what appendectomy is and post operative information. The appendix is a small, hollow pouch that hangs down from the large intestine (bowel). It is located in the lower right part of your belly. This surgery is done to remove an infected appendix (appendicitis).Replaces catalogue #265483 (English) Colour

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Body Location:
  • Digestive System,
  • Immune System
Diagnosis and Therapy:
  • Rehabilitation and Recovery,
  • Surgery and Procedures
  • Infection,
  • Inflammation,
  • Recovery,
  • Post-op,
  • Bowel,
  • Appendicitis,
  • Appendectomy,
  • Surgeon,
  • Intestine,
  • Rupture
  • All
  • Surgical Services
Revision Date:
January 12, 2021
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Images: © Fraser Health and courtesy of Calgary Health
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