Acute abdomen in pregnancy requiring surgical management: a 20-case series.

  title={Acute abdomen in pregnancy requiring surgical management: a 20-case series.},
  author={Aysun Uroglu Unal and Sema Etiz Sayharman and Leyla Ozel and Ethem Unal and Nurettin Aka and Izzet M. Titiz and Gultekin Kose},
  journal={European journal of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive biology},
  volume={159 1},
OBJECTIVES The obstetrician often has a difficult task in diagnosing and managing the acute abdomen in pregnancy. A reluctance to operate during pregnancy adds unnecessary delay, which may increase morbidity for both mother and fetus. In this study, we present our experience in pregnant patients with acute abdomen. STUDY DESIGN Pregnant patients with acute abdomen requiring surgical exploration were enrolled from 2007 to 2010. Demographics, gestational age, symptoms, fetal loss, preterm… CONTINUE READING


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