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Table 4 Operative procedure and histology

From: Acute appendicitis in overweight patients: the role of preoperative imaging

  BMI < 25 kg/m2 BMI ≥ 25 kg/m2 p-value
Type of surgery    
- open (%) 8 (1.7 %) 3 (1.2 %) 0.86
- laparoscopy (%) 434 (98.2 %) 233 (98.7 %) 0.13
- conversion (%) 21 (5 %) 6 (2.6 %) 0.25
Negative appendicectomy 49 (10.5 %) 21 (8.7 %) 0.50
- for female 33 (7.1 %) 10 (4.1 %) 0.16