Appendix Surgery is done to remove the appendix completely if the appendix is inflamed or infected. An inflammed appendix leading to this surgical condition is termed as Appendicitis. The surgical removal of the appendix is termed as Appendectomy. In common parlance, the surgery is called appendix operation or simply appendix removal surgery. Appendectomy is done mainly by keyhole approach these days. It is referred to as Laparoscopic Appendectomy or commonly referred to as laparoscopic appendix removal surgery. It may be mentioned that in earlier days appendectomy was done by open surgery methods.