Table 3

Operative findings and complications

VariablesnP value
Operative findings
 Appendicectomy213
 Appendix not removed26
 Perforated appendix28
Histopathological findings
 Normal71
 Appendicitis137
 Neuroendocrine tumor2
 Pinworms3
 Negative appendicectomy rate33.33%
Average days to surgery
 Males1.008
 Females1.4240.0498
 Ultrasound2.03
 No ultrasound0.75<0.0001
Postoperative complications
 Wound infection7
 Pelvic collection7
Complications related to negative appendicectomies
 Wound infection3
 Pelvic collection1