Update on the Management of Non-obstetric Acute Abdomen in Pregnant Patients

Publication date: Available online 18 May 2016 Source:Cirugía Española (English Edition) Author(s): Sebastián Barber-Millet, José Bueno Lledó, Pablo Granero Castro, Immaculada Gómez Gavara, Neus Ballester Pla, Rafael García Domínguez Acute abdomen is a rare entity in the pregnant patient, with an incidence of one in 500–635 patients. Its appearance requires a quick response and an early diagnosis to treat the underlying disease and prevent maternal and foetal morbidity. Imaging tests are essential, due to clinical and laboratory masking in this subgroup. Appendicitis and complicated biliary pathology are the most frequent causes of non-obstetric acute abdomen in the pregnant patient. The decision to operate, the timing, and the surgical approach are essential for a correct management of this pathology. The aim of this paper is to perform a review and update on the diagnosis and treatment of non-obstetric acute abdomen in pregnancy.
Source: Cirugia Espanola - Category: Surgery Source Type: research

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