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Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Post-operative Instructions
 
bulletYou are discharged on a a regular diet.
bulletYou have no physical restrictions.
bulletYou should walk at least one to two miles per day.
bulletIf you become nauseated or start vomiting, have diarrhea or have a fever, notify your surgeon.
bulletIf you were prescribed oral antibiotics, complete the entire treatment.
bulletYou should be given an appointment a week post discharge from the hospital.
bulletUse Advil™ for moderate pain control. For severe pain, use the prescribed pain medication.
bulletYou can drive as long as you do not take narcotic pain medication.
bulletYou may return to work when you feel ready.
 

Procedural Videos

> Lap-APPY: Standard / Full lenght

> Lap-APPY: Difficult with pelvic abscess.

> Lap-APPY: Difficult Exposure

> Lap APPY: Retrieving the Specimen

> Lap APPY: Retro-cecal / Retro-hepatic appendix


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