Surgery Expert Forum
rupture appendix's
About This Forum:

This forum is for questions and discussions relating to: Abdomen, Breast, Chest, Complications, Extremities, Head and Neck, Hematology, Incisions, Infections, Laparoscopy, Lungs and Respiratory Tract, OBGYN, Oncology, Post Operative Management, Pre Operative Issues, Radiology Renal, Skin and Wounds, Sutures, Staples and Stitches Urology, and Vessels.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

rupture appendix's

my doctor first tried to do laser surgery to remove my appendixs ..he failed at that and cut me open , as soon as he did my appendixs ruptured and infection spread .staff infection , but another doctor that took over in  his place because he went on vacation said my wound was suppose to be left open ... but the first doctor stapled it up .... I nearly died ..they had to do major lung surgery and I had tubes everywhere sticking out of me .. do you think that they should of left the wound open and if they did do you think that the infection wouldn't of spread so fast ?
Tags: appendix
Related Discussions
1140722_tn?1266356279
it sounds like the infection spread from the belly to the rest of the body and NOT from the wound
leaving the wound open would not have reduced the likelihood of you getting so sick
Blank
MedHelp Health Answers
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
RSS Expert Activity
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
How to Silence Your Inner Critic an...
3 hrs ago by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eaters: How to Silence Yo...
Mar 26 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
1344197_tn?1392822771
Blank
Vaginal vs. Laparoscopic Hysterecto...
Feb 19 by J. Kyle Mathews, MD, DVMBlank