General Information about Appendectomy
The appendix is a small, fingerlike or a worm like tube located where the large and small intestines join, it has no known function in
humans. The anatomical name for the appendix is Vermiform Appendix, which means worm-like appendage. Inflammation of the appendix called Appendicitis usually requires immediate medical attention. The surgical procedure of removal of the appendix is called Appendectomy.