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CHAPTER 19 Appendectomy

Step 2. Preoperative consideration

Equipment and instrumentation

Laparoscopic appendectomy is carried out using standard laparoscopic instruments, including atraumatic graspers and a hook electrocautery.

A 5-mm or 10-mm, 30-degree or 45-degree laparoscope can be utilized. We usually use a 5-mm, 30-degree laparoscope for the procedure.

Additional equipment includes the following: