Management of Cecocutaneous Fistula Following Appendicectomy by Laparoscopic/Minimally Invasive Approach

The administration of appendicitis with appendicectomy is very ordinary in surgical practice. A very rare and recognized complexity of appendicitis and appendicectomy is the formation of an enterocutaneous fistula. The administration of enterocutaneous fistula varies depending on the productivity of the fistula, its area, the severity of the ailment and the patient’s characteristics etc. They can be governed conservatively or surgically. Traditional surgical administration requires laparotomy with bowel medical procedure and anastomosis. Here, we describe a 43-period-old nobleman who had cecocutaneous fistula on the background of an former open appendectomy. He had laparoscopic fistula excision accompanying stapler wedge medical procedure of the affected bowel. With advances in slightest invasive resection, laparoscopic approach is preferred option at this time due to early improvement and decreased morbidity. With this paper we further reviewed the administration of enterocutaneous fistula.

Author(s) Details:

Himanshu Shekhar,
Department of Minimal Access Surgery, Apollo Hospitals, Chennai, India.

Prasanna Kumar Reddy,
Department of Minimal Access Surgery and Surgical Gastroenterology, Apollo Hospitals, Chennai, India.

Department of Surgical Gastroenterology, Apollo Hospitals, Chennai, India.

T. G. Balachandar,
Department of Surgical Gastroenterology, Apollo Hospitals, Chennai, India.

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Keywords: Laparoscopic surgery, cecocutaneous fistula, post appendicectomy complications, appendicocutaneous fistula


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