In most cases, a Laparoscopic Appendectomy is performed as an emergency surgery to remove a patient’s appendix. When a severe blockage develops between the appendix and intestine, a patient will experience abdominal pain as well as vomiting, and occasionally fever. It is important to act fast when this happens because if the appendix ruptures, it can lead to internal infections that can be fatal. In this interactive surgery, you will learn about the advantages of performing the procedure laparoscopically and the instruments that are utilized which eliminate the need to make a large incision. During the procedure, you will be using specialized instruments that cauterize the appendicular artery, then cut off and remove the appendix. The patient needs us now, so let’s scrub in!