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Table 1 Laparoscopic grading system of acute appendicitis according to macroscopic inflamatory findings

From: Appendiceal stump closure by metal endoclip in the management of complicated acute appendicitis

Grade Laparoscopic findings
Grau 0 Normal looking appendix
Grau 1 Hiperemia e oedema of appendix
Grau 2 Fibrin
Grau 3 A Segmentar necrosis
Grau 3 B Appendicular base necrosis
Grau 4 A Abscess
Grau 4 B Regional peritonitis
Grau 5 Diffuse peritonitis
  1. From Gomes et al, 2012 [16].