Appendicitis is an inflammation of the appendix. An appendectomy (also known as “appendicectomy”) refers to the surgical operation to remove the appendix, which is located in the right lower side of the abdominal wall.
Remove the Appendix
This surgical procedure is commonly performed as an emergency surgery to treat appendicitis. Appendectomy may be performed laparoscopically or as an open operation. Dr. Mastakov will discuss with you which type of surgery is best for you.