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Table 3 Laparoscopic grading system of acute appendicitis based on the gross findings of the appendix proposed by Gomes et al. [18]

From: Appendix-preserving elective herniorrhaphy for de Garengeot hernia: two case reports

Grade Laparoscopic findings
Grade 0 Normal looking appendix
Grade 1 Hyperemia and edema
Grade 2 Fibrinous exudate
Grade 3A Segmental necrosis
Grade 3B Base necrosis
Grade 4A Abscess
Grade 4B Regional peritonitis
Grade 5 Difuse peritonitis