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Table 3 Follow-up

From: Endoscopic retrograde appendicitis therapy versus laparoscopic appendectomy versus open appendectomy for acute appendicitis: a pilot study

  ERAT group
(n = 33)
LA group
(n = 33)
OA group (n = 33) P value
Stent discharged, n (%) 29 (87.88) NA NA  
 Spontaneously discharged, n (%) 9 (31.03) NA NA  
 Retrieved, n (%) 20 (68.97) NA NA  
Adverse events, n (%) 3 (9.09) 1 (3.03) 3 (9.09) 0.693
Recurrence, n (%) 3 (9.09) NA NA  
 Patients with appendicolith at first admission, n (%) 2 (6.06) NA NA  
 Patients without appendicolith at first admission, n (%) 1 (3.03) NA NA  
Crossover rate (%) 21.21 3.03 NA  
Complications     
 Wound infection, n (%) NA 0 2 (6.06)  
 Abdominal or incisional pain, n (%) NA 0 1 (3.03)  
 Abdominal fluid collection, n (%) NA 1 (3.03) 0  
 Obstructive symptoms, n (%) NA 0 0  
  1. ERAT, endoscopic retrograde appendicitis therapy; LA, laparoscopic appendectomy; OA, open appendectomy; NA, not applicable