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Table 2 Morbidity rates for OA and LA classified according to the type of appendicitis

From: Laparoscopic appendectomy: quality care and cost-effectiveness for today’s economy

  FLEGMONOUS (n=74) GANGRENOUS (n= 46) APP. PLASTRON WITH/OUT ABSCESS (n=20) DIFUSSE PERITONITIS (n=2) TOTAL (n=142)
LA (n=43) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (10%) 0 (0%) 2 (4.6%)
OA (n=99) 5 (6.7%) 9 (19.6%) 6 (30%) 0 (0%) 20 (20.2%)
      22 (15.5%)