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The First Time I Reached My Limit

As I prepare for my surgery next week I can’t help but think back to the last time we decided to go in laparoscopically and see what was really going on.   479 more words

For The Health Of It

Go Under the Knife


Sophie was rushed to the hospital due to lower right abdominal pain. The pain is aggravated upon coughing and other jarring movements. The doctor suspects that Sophie is suffering from appendicitis. 702 more words

Bummer For Senyshyn

(Source: Bruins.NHL.com) – The Boston Bruins announced today, September 5, that forward prospect Zach Senyshyn underwent a successful appendectomy on Sunday, September 4. Senyshyn will not participate in Bruins rookie camp, but he will report to Boston for Bruins main training camp (his participation level is undetermined at this time). 355 more words

NHL Draft


Infected tissue
Perforated viscera

Medicine is rife with fabulous words, like bezoar and borborygmi, and haiku is particularly well suited to them. Phlegmon is one of my favorites…. 60 more words


RJPeralta’s MAR [11 – 9]:Intraoperative Referral

Indexing Title: RJPeralta’s Medical Anecdotal  Report

MAR Title: Intraoperative Referral

Date of Medical Observation:   October 2011

Tag: intraoperative referral, difficult appendectomy


During my tour of duty, my co-resident had an intra-operative referral which is a case of a 18-year-old female that we diagnosed as acute appendicitis.  456 more words


Dr. Encarnacion Lumantas v. Hanz Calapiz, G.R. No. 163753, 15 January 2014.


In 1995, Spouses Hilario Calapiz, Jr. and Herlita Calapiz brought their 8-year-old son, Hanz Calapiz (Hanz), to the Misamis Occidental Provincial Hospital, Oroquieta City, for an emergency appendectomy. 1,057 more words

Case Digests

If You've Had Your Appendix or Tonsils Removed You're More Likely To Get Pregnant

Ladies, if you’ve had your appendix or tonsils removed – you’re more likely to get pregnant according to a new study!

USAToday.com published the reports of the study that found that women who have had an appendectomy or  tonsillectomy are more likely to get pregnant! 120 more words