Case Report
2017 April
Volume : 5 Issue : 2


Laparoscopic appendectomy in a patient of 32 weeks gestational age

Surbhi Rathore, Neelima T, Laxmikanth T

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Surbhi Rathore1,*, Neelima T1 and Laxmikanth T2

 

¹Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences, Minister Road, Secunderabad-500003, Telangana, India

2Department of surgical gastroenterology, Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences, Minister Road, Secunderabad-500003, Telangana, India

 

*Corresponding author: Dr. Surbhi Rathore, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences, Minister Road, Secunderabad-500003, Telangana, India. Mobile: 7673917788; Email: surbhirathore16@gmail.com

 

Received 20 December 2017; Revised 24 February 2017; Accepted 07 March 2017; Published 16 March 2017

 

Citation: Rathore S, Neelima T, Laxmikanth T. Laparoscopic appendectomy in a patient of 32 weeks gestational age. J Med Sci Res. 2017; 5(2):77-80. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17727/JMSR.2017/5-15

 

Copyright: © 2017 Rathore S et al. Published by KIMS Foundation and Research Center. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

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Abstract

Most common non-obstetrical surgical emergency complicating pregnancy is acute appendicitis. Laparoscopic surgery for appendectomy in pregnant women is proving to be safe in all trimesters as surgical skills have increased, more experience has been gained and with more elegant instrumentation.

 

Keywords: laparoscopic; appendectomy; pregnancy

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