Cesarean section and osteosynthesis of lower limb fractures in the same surgical procedure☆

@inproceedings{Wajnsztejn2014CesareanSA,
  title={Cesarean section and osteosynthesis of lower limb fractures in the same surgical procedure☆},
  author={Andre Wajnsztejn and Leandro Ejnisman and Eduardo Zlotnik and Luiz Roberto Zitron and Benno Ejnisman and Mois{\'e}s Cohen},
  booktitle={International journal of surgery case reports},
  year={2014}
}
INTRODUCTION Orthopedic trauma during pregnancy can cause serious complications such as premature birth, stillbirth and maternal morbidities. PRESENTATION OF CASE We report the case of a patient at 38 weeks pregnancy who fractured the left ankle and the right fifth metatarsal after falling. Cesarean section and osteosynthesis were performed in the usual manner in the same surgical procedure. There were no postoperative complications. DISCUSSION Pregnancy and puerperium are associated with a… CONTINUE READING
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