An inflamed appendix can burst and threaten the life of a patient. Donate, and help a patient avoid complications from appendicitis.
An appendectomy is the surgical removal of the appendix. It’s a common emergency surgery that’s performed to treat appendicitis, an inflammatory condition of the appendix.
Left untreated, the inflamed appendix can burst and release bacteria and other harmful substances into the abdominal cavity. This can be life-threatening, and will lead to a longer hospital stay.
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BENEFITS OF SURGERY
Reduces the risk of complications and mortality
Reduces hospital stay
Improved quality of life