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AppendectomyAAppendectomyAppendectomyEnglishGastrointestinalChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)AppendixDigestive systemProceduresCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2009-09-24T04:00:00ZKimberly Colapinto, RN, BScN, MN;Jacob Langer, MD, FRCSC8.0000000000000063.00000000000001109.00000000000Health (A-Z) - ProcedureHealth A-Z<p>Sometimes children experience appendicitis (a swelling of the appendix due to blockage). Removal of the appendix, or an appendectomy, may be required.</p><h2>What is appendicitis?</h2><p>Appendicitis (say: a-pen-da-SIE-tis) is an inflammation or swelling of the appendix (say: a-PEN-diks). The appendix is a small, tube-like structure attached to the first part of the large intestine, called the colon. It is in the lower right side of your child's abdomen (belly). It has no known use in the body.</p><p>Appendicitis happens when the appendix becomes blocked. The blockage causes the appendix to swell. The swelling can cause pain, <a href="/Article?contentid=7&language=English">diarrhea</a>, <a href="/Article?contentid=746&language=English">vomiting</a> (throwing up) and <a href="/Article?contentid=30&language=English">fever</a>.</p><p>If the doctor thinks your child might have appendicitis, they will do a physical exam. They may also order an ultrasound or <a href="/Article?contentid=1272&language=English">computed tomography</a> (CT) scan.</p> <figure> <img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/Appendicitis_MED_ILL_EN.jpg" alt="" /> <figcaption class="asset-image-caption">Appendicitis occurs when the appendix becomes blocked and inflamed.</figcaption> </figure> <h2>What is an appendectomy?</h2><p>If your child has appendicitis, it usually means your child will need surgery (an operation) to take out the appendix. This operation is called an appendectomy (say: a-pen-DECK-ta-mee). It is a common, simple procedure. This surgery normally will not affect your child's growth. Your child will still be able to digest foods.</p><p>An appendectomy may be either an emergency surgery or a planned surgery, depending on your child's condition. Your child's doctor will decide if your child needs to stay in the hospital or can come to the hospital on the day of the surgery.</p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul> <li>If your child has appendicitis, your child will probably need surgery (an operation) to remove the appendix. </li> <li>Depending on your child's condition, the appendectomy may be an emergency operation or a planned operation. </li> <li>Your child will need a general anaesthetic for the operation. </li> <li>Call your child's surgeon's office if your child has a lot of bleeding or you notice signs of infection. </li> </ul><h2>When to call the surgery team</h2> <p>The main concern after an appendectomy is an abscess (infection). Call your child's surgeon's office if you notice any of the following signs or symptoms of infection in your child: </p> <ul> <li>fever of 38.5°C (101°F) or higher </li> <li>thick yellow or green foul-smelling discharge from the incision area </li> <li>bleeding at the incision area </li> <li>redness at the incision area </li> <li>swelling at the incision area </li> <li>pain that gets worse, even after taking pain medicine </li> <li>less appetite or vomiting (throwing up) </li> <li>stomach pain or distention (swelling or fullness) </li> <li>your child feels lethargic or very tired or drowsy </li> </ul> <p>If you have a question or a concern that is not urgent, call your child's surgeon's office during business hours or leave a message on the answering machine after hours. If you have an urgent concern, take your child to their family doctor, paediatrician or the nearest emergency department. </p> <p>My child's surgeon is:</p> <p>Phone number:</p> <p>My child's regular doctor is:</p> <p>Phone number:</p><h2>During the appendectomy</h2> <p>Your child will have a special "sleep medicine" called a general anaesthetic. This helps make sure your child sleeps through the operation and does not feel any pain.? </p> <p>The surgeon will make incisions (cuts) in your child's abdomen. The surgeon may also use a camera called a laparoscope and make small cuts. The surgeon will cut out your child's appendix and sew up the bowel where it was attached. Then the surgeon will close the incisions using small pieces of tape called steri-strips. </p> <p>An appendectomy takes about one hour.</p><h2>After the appendectomy</h2> <p>After the appendectomy, your child will go to the <a href="/Article?contentid=1262&language=English">Post-Anaesthesia Care Unit</a>, also called the PACU or recovery room. They will stay there for about one hour. You may visit your child once they wake up. Your child will then go back to the inpatient unit. They will stay there for about 12 to 24 hours. </p> <p>Your child can go home when:</p> <ul> <li>Their heart rate, breathing, blood pressure and temperature are normal. </li> <li>They are able to eat without vomiting (throwing up). </li> <li>They are comfortable taking oral pain medicine. Oral medicine is medicine taken by the mouth.</li> </ul><h2>At SickKids</h2> <p>The General Surgery clinic is located on 5D in the Atrium.</p> <p>Outpatients should come to ward 6B in the Atrium at least two hours before the surgery.</p>
استئصال الزائدةااستئصال الزائدةAppendectomyArabicGastrointestinalChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)AppendixDigestive systemProceduresCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2009-09-24T04:00:00ZKimberly Colapinto, RN, BScN, MN;Jacob Langer, MD, FRCSC8.0000000000000063.00000000000001109.00000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>احصل على معلومات عن التهاب الزائدة عند الأطفال واقرأ عن عملية استئصال الزائدة الدودية. اكتشف ماذا يحصل خلال وبعد استئصال الزائدة.</p><h2>في SickKids:</h2><p>ان موقع عيادة الجراحة العامة هو في قسم 5D من Atrium.</p><p>يجب ان يأتي المرضى الخارجيين الى جناح 6B من Atrium على الاقل قبل ساعتين من وقت الجراحة.</p><br>
阑尾切除术阑尾切除术AppendectomyChineseSimplifiedGastrointestinalChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)AppendixDigestive systemProceduresCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2009-09-24T04:00:00ZKimberly Colapinto, RN, BScN, MNJacob Langer, MD, FRCSC63.00000000000008.000000000000001109.00000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>有时候,孩子们发生阑尾炎(由于阻塞引起尾炎肿胀)。切除阑尾,或阑尾切除术,可能需要。</p><h2>在儿童医院:</h2><p>普通外科门诊位于5D中庭。</p><p>门诊病人应在手术前至少2小时,来中庭6B病房等候。</p><br>
闌尾切除術闌尾切除術AppendectomyChineseTraditionalGastrointestinalChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)AppendixDigestive systemProceduresCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2009-09-24T04:00:00ZKimberly Colapinto, RN, BScN, MNJacob Langer, MD, FRCSC63.00000000000008.000000000000001109.00000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>了解兒童闌尾炎症狀和原因,以及闌尾切除術的護理和注意事項。</p>
AppendicectomieAAppendicectomieAppendectomyFrenchGastrointestinalChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)AppendixDigestive systemProceduresCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2009-09-24T04:00:00ZKimberly Colapinto, RN, BScN, MN;Jacob Langer, MD, FRCSC8.0000000000000063.00000000000001109.00000000000Health (A-Z) - ProcedureHealth A-Z<p>Il arrive parfois que les enfants subissent une appendicite (un gonflement de l’appendice à cause d’un blocage). Il peut alors être nécessaire d’enlever l’appendice; cette opération s’appelle une appendicectomie. <br></p><h2>Qu'est-ce que l'appendicite?<br></h2> <p>L'appendicite est une inflammation ou un gonflement de l'appendice. L'appendice est une petite structure semblable à un tube et il est attaché à la première partie du gros intestin, appelé le côlon. Il se situe dans la partie inférieure du côté droit de l'abdomen (ventre) de votre enfant. Il n'a aucune utilité connue. </p> <p>L'appendicite survient lorsque l'appendice est bloqué. Le blocage fait gonfler l'appendice, ce qui peut provoquer de la douleur, des <a href="/Article?contentid=7&language=French">diarrhées</a>, des <a href="/Article?contentid=746&language=French">vomissements</a> et de la <a href="/Article?contentid=30&language=French">fièvre</a>. </p> <p>Si le médecin pense que votre enfant peut avoir l'appendicite, il procèdera à un examen physique. Il peut également demander une échographie ou une <a href="/Article?contentid=1272&language=French">tomodensitométrie</a>. </p> <figure> <img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/Appendicitis_MED_ILL_FR.jpg" alt="" /> <figcaption class="asset-image-caption">Appendicitis occurs when the appendix becomes blocked and inflamed.</figcaption> </figure> <h2>Qu'est-ce que l'appendicectomie?</h2> <p>Si votre enfant a l'appendicite, cela signifie habituellement qu'il aura besoin d'une opération chirurgicale afin d'enlever l'appendice. Cette opération s'appelle une appendicectomie. Cette intervention est simple et courante. Habituellement, cette chirurgie n'aura aucune conséquence sur la croissance de votre enfant. Il sera toujours capable de digérer les aliments. </p> <p>L'appendicectomie peut être une chirurgie d'urgence ou une chirurgie planifiée, selon l'état de votre enfant. Votre médecin décidera si votre enfant doit rester à l'hôpital ou s'il peut rentrer le jour même de la chirurgie. </p><h2>À retenir</h2> <ul> <li>Si votre enfant a l'appendicite, il aura probablement besoin d'une opération chirurgicale afin d'enlever son appendice. </li> <li>Selon l'état de votre enfant, l'appendicectomie peut être une opération d'urgence ou une opération planifiée. </li> <li>On devra mettre votre enfant sous anesthésie générale pour l'opération. </li> <li>Appelez le cabinet du chirurgien de votre enfant si votre enfant a beaucoup de saignements ou si vous remarquez des signes d'infection. </li></ul><h2>À quel moment doit-on appeler l'équipe de chirurgicale?</h2> <p>La préoccupation principale à la suite d'une appendicectomie est un abcès (infection). Appelez le cabinet du chirurgien de votre enfant si vous remarquez l'un ou l'autre des signes ou symptômes d'infection suivants : </p> <ul> <li>fièvre de 38,5°C (101°F) ou plus </li> <li>écoulement épais et nauséabond de couleur jaune ou vert provenant de l'incision </li> <li>saignement au lieu de l'incision </li> <li>rougeur au lieu de l'incision </li> <li>enflure au lieu de l'incision </li> <li>douleur qui empire, même après la prise d'analgésiques </li> <li>moins d'appétit ou vomissements </li> <li>douleur à l'estomac ou distension (gonflement ou arrondissement) </li> <li>état de léthargie, de grande fatigue ou de somnolence</li></ul> <p>Si vous avez une question ou une inquiétude non urgente, appelez le cabinet du chirurgien de votre enfant pendant les heures ouvrables ou laissez un message sur le répondeur. Si vous avez une inquiétude urgente, emmenez votre enfant chez son médecin de famille, son pédiatre ou au service d'urgence le plus près. </p> <p>Chirurgien de mon enfant :</p> <p>Numéro de téléphone :</p> <p>Médecin habituel de mon enfant :</p> <p>Numéro de téléphone :</p> <h2>Pendant l'appendicectomie</h2> <p>On administrera à votre enfant un médicament pour qu'il s'endorme appelé un <a href="/Article?contentid=1261&language=French">anesthésique général</a>. Ainsi, votre enfant dormira tout au long de l'opération et ne ressentira aucune douleur.</p> <p>Le chirurgien fera des incisions (coupures) dans l'abdomen de votre enfant. Il peut également se servir d'une caméra appelée un laparoscope (ou célioscope) et faire de petites incisions. Le chirurgien enlèvera l'appendice de votre enfant et recoudra l'intestin où il était attaché. Puis, le chirurgien refermera les incisions en utilisant de petites bandes de ruban appelées bandelettes adhésives. </p> <p>L'appendicectomie est dure d'environ une heure.</p><h2>Après l'appendicectomie</h2> <p>Après l'appendicectomie, votre enfant sera conduit à l'<a href="/Article?contentid=1262&language=French">unité de soins post-anesthésiques</a>, aussi appelée la salle de réveil, où il restera pendant environ une heure. Vous pourrez aller le voir une fois qu'il sera réveillé. Il retournera ensuite à l'unité des malades hospitalisés, où il restera de 12 à 24 heures. </p> <p>Votre enfant peut rentrer à la maison lorsque : </p> <ul> <li>Sa fréquence cardiaque, sa respiration, sa pression artérielle et sa température seront normales. </li> <li>Votre enfant peut manger sans vomir. </li> <li>Votre enfant à même de prendre sans problème des analgésiques administrés par voie orale, c'est-à-dire administrés par la bouche. </li></ul><h2>À l’hôpital SickKids</h2><p>La Clinique de chirurgie générale est située au 5D dans l’atrium.</p><p>Les patients externes devraient se présenter à la salle commune 6B de l’atrium au moins deux heures avant la chirurgie.<br></p>
ApendicectomíaAApendicectomíaAppendectomySpanishNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANANAAdult (19+)NA2009-09-24T04:00:00ZKimberly Colapinto, RN, BScN, MNJacob Langer, MD, FRCSC000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Los niños alguna vez pueden experimentar apendicitis y puede ser necesario hacer una operación, la apendicectomía. Lea sobre los síntomas de la apendicitis.</p>
குடல் வாலெடுப்பு அறுவைச் சிகிச்சைகுடல் வாலெடுப்பு அறுவைச் சிகிச்சைAppendectomyTamilNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANANAAdult (19+)NA2009-09-24T04:00:00ZKimberly Colapinto, RN, BScN, MNJacob Langer, MD, FRCSC000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>சில நேரங்களில் பிள்ளைகள் குடல் வால் அழற்சி (அடைப்பின் காரணமாக குடல் வாலில் ஏற்படும் வீக்கம்) பிரச்சனையை சந்திக்கிறார்கள்.</p>
اپیںڈکٹامی:ااپیںڈکٹامی:AppendectomyUrduNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANANAAdult (19+)NA2009-09-24T04:00:00ZKimberly Colapinto, RN, BScN, MNJacob Langer, MD, FRCSC63.00000000000008.000000000000001109.00000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z

 

 

Appendectomy45.0000000000000AppendectomyAppendectomyAEnglishGastrointestinalChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)AppendixDigestive systemProceduresCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2009-09-24T04:00:00ZKimberly Colapinto, RN, BScN, MN;Jacob Langer, MD, FRCSC8.0000000000000063.00000000000001109.00000000000Health (A-Z) - ProcedureHealth A-Z<p>Sometimes children experience appendicitis (a swelling of the appendix due to blockage). Removal of the appendix, or an appendectomy, may be required.</p><h2>What is appendicitis?</h2><p>Appendicitis (say: a-pen-da-SIE-tis) is an inflammation or swelling of the appendix (say: a-PEN-diks). The appendix is a small, tube-like structure attached to the first part of the large intestine, called the colon. It is in the lower right side of your child's abdomen (belly). It has no known use in the body.</p><p>Appendicitis happens when the appendix becomes blocked. The blockage causes the appendix to swell. The swelling can cause pain, <a href="/Article?contentid=7&language=English">diarrhea</a>, <a href="/Article?contentid=746&language=English">vomiting</a> (throwing up) and <a href="/Article?contentid=30&language=English">fever</a>.</p><p>If the doctor thinks your child might have appendicitis, they will do a physical exam. They may also order an ultrasound or <a href="/Article?contentid=1272&language=English">computed tomography</a> (CT) scan.</p> <figure> <img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/Appendicitis_MED_ILL_EN.jpg" alt="" /> <figcaption class="asset-image-caption">Appendicitis occurs when the appendix becomes blocked and inflamed.</figcaption> </figure> <h2>What is an appendectomy?</h2><p>If your child has appendicitis, it usually means your child will need surgery (an operation) to take out the appendix. This operation is called an appendectomy (say: a-pen-DECK-ta-mee). It is a common, simple procedure. This surgery normally will not affect your child's growth. Your child will still be able to digest foods.</p><p>An appendectomy may be either an emergency surgery or a planned surgery, depending on your child's condition. Your child's doctor will decide if your child needs to stay in the hospital or can come to the hospital on the day of the surgery.</p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul> <li>If your child has appendicitis, your child will probably need surgery (an operation) to remove the appendix. </li> <li>Depending on your child's condition, the appendectomy may be an emergency operation or a planned operation. </li> <li>Your child will need a general anaesthetic for the operation. </li> <li>Call your child's surgeon's office if your child has a lot of bleeding or you notice signs of infection. </li> </ul><h2>Taking care of your child at home</h2> <h3>Care of the incision</h3> <p>The incisions from the surgery will be covered by a dressing called steri-strips. You do not need to do anything to the strips. <a href="/Article?contentid=1981&language=English">Wash your hands</a> before touching or cleaning the incision area.</p> <p>A small amount of blood on the strips is common. If the blood seems fresh or if the amount of blood increases, press on the area with a clean washcloth for five to six minutes. Then call your child's surgeon's office. </p> <p>If the bleeding does not stop, take your child to a family doctor or to the emergency department.</p> <p>The steri-strips will fall off on their own. You can remove the strips if they have not fallen off seven to 10 days after your child's surgery. </p> <h3>Activities</h3> <p>Your child can go back to normal activities once they feel able.</p> <h3>Diet</h3> <p>Your child should be able to return to their normal diet after the surgery. If your child has problems eating, call your surgeon's office.</p> <h3>Pain medicine</h3> <p>When your child comes home, you may want to give <a href="/Article?contentid=62&language=English">acetaminophen</a> for the first 24 hours after surgery. Follow the instructions on the bottle for the amount of medicine to give to your child. Your child can have pain medicine as needed after the first 24 hours. </p> <h3>Bathing</h3> <p>You can give your child a bath 48 hours after surgery.</p> <h3>School</h3> <p>Your child may go back to day care or school when they feel able and you feel comfortable with them returning to their normal routine.</p><h2>When to call the surgery team</h2> <p>The main concern after an appendectomy is an abscess (infection). Call your child's surgeon's office if you notice any of the following signs or symptoms of infection in your child: </p> <ul> <li>fever of 38.5°C (101°F) or higher </li> <li>thick yellow or green foul-smelling discharge from the incision area </li> <li>bleeding at the incision area </li> <li>redness at the incision area </li> <li>swelling at the incision area </li> <li>pain that gets worse, even after taking pain medicine </li> <li>less appetite or vomiting (throwing up) </li> <li>stomach pain or distention (swelling or fullness) </li> <li>your child feels lethargic or very tired or drowsy </li> </ul> <p>If you have a question or a concern that is not urgent, call your child's surgeon's office during business hours or leave a message on the answering machine after hours. If you have an urgent concern, take your child to their family doctor, paediatrician or the nearest emergency department. </p> <p>My child's surgeon is:</p> <p>Phone number:</p> <p>My child's regular doctor is:</p> <p>Phone number:</p><h2>During the appendectomy</h2> <p>Your child will have a special "sleep medicine" called a general anaesthetic. This helps make sure your child sleeps through the operation and does not feel any pain.? </p> <p>The surgeon will make incisions (cuts) in your child's abdomen. The surgeon may also use a camera called a laparoscope and make small cuts. The surgeon will cut out your child's appendix and sew up the bowel where it was attached. Then the surgeon will close the incisions using small pieces of tape called steri-strips. </p> <p>An appendectomy takes about one hour.</p><h2>After the appendectomy</h2> <p>After the appendectomy, your child will go to the <a href="/Article?contentid=1262&language=English">Post-Anaesthesia Care Unit</a>, also called the PACU or recovery room. They will stay there for about one hour. You may visit your child once they wake up. Your child will then go back to the inpatient unit. They will stay there for about 12 to 24 hours. </p> <p>Your child can go home when:</p> <ul> <li>Their heart rate, breathing, blood pressure and temperature are normal. </li> <li>They are able to eat without vomiting (throwing up). </li> <li>They are comfortable taking oral pain medicine. Oral medicine is medicine taken by the mouth.</li> </ul><h2>At SickKids</h2> <p>The General Surgery clinic is located on 5D in the Atrium.</p> <p>Outpatients should come to ward 6B in the Atrium at least two hours before the surgery.</p>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/Appendicitis_MED_ILL_EN.jpgAppendectomyFalse

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