Management of the acute abdomen in pregnancy: a review.

@article{Kilpatrick2008ManagementOT,
  title={Management of the acute abdomen in pregnancy: a review.},
  author={Charlie Kilpatrick and Francisco J Orejuela},
  journal={Current opinion in obstetrics & gynecology},
  year={2008},
  volume={20 6},
  pages={
          534-9
        }
}
PURPOSE OF REVIEW The acute abdomen remains a challenge for all physicians who take part in the care of women in pregnancy. Obstetricians must be abreast of current topics, especially critical when having to consult other specialties for assistance in managing these conditions. RECENT FINDINGS We will highlight recent observations in the literature concerning the ability to perform laparoscopy safely in pregnancy, the accuracy of diagnosing appendicitis, and new methods to accurately diagnose… CONTINUE READING
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