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Table 2 Gross pathological findings of the appendices removed in the needlescopic and laparoscopic appendectomy groups

From: Mini-laparoscopic versus laparoscopic approach to appendectomy

  Needlescopic Appendectomy n = 15 Laparoscopic Appendectomy n = 21 P-Value
Normal 2 (5%) 4 (19%) P = 0.25
Inflamed 10 (75%) 12(57.1%) P = 0.21
Perforated 3 (20%) 5 (23.8%) * P = 0.18
  1. *2 patients had perforated appendix with abscess formation