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Jennifer was scheduled for a laparoscopy. At the time of surgery her appendix was noted to be severly inflamed, consistant with appendicitis.

She underwent laparoscopic appendicectomy. She recovered well and was discharged home 24 hour post-op.

When should this patient receive pre-operative antibiotics?

Should Jennifer be discharged home on antibiotics?

If the appendix is normal during laparoscopy, should it be removed anyway?

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