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Turkish Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery ACUTE APPENDICITIS IN PREGNANCY [Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg]
Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg. 2002; 8(2): 98-101

ACUTE APPENDICITIS IN PREGNANCY

Koray Atila, Deniz A. Uçar, Tarkan Ünek, Ali Sevinç, A. Alper Çevik, Selman Sökmen
Dokuz Eylül Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Genel Cerrahi Anabilim Dalı, 35340, İzmir, Turkey

BACKGROUND: Review of our cases of appendicitis with pregnancy.
METHODS: Betweenjune 1990 and may 2001, eighteen cases were investigated, retrospectively.
RESULTS: Six patients were infirst trimestet; 10 in second trimester and 2 in third trimester: Mean age was 25. Sixteen cases (88.9%) were acute appendicitis and 2 cases (11.1%) were perforated appendicitis. The time interval between the onset of complaints and operation was 1.6 days. There were no fetal or maternal mortality. One of perforated appendicitis developed wound infection and two developed athelectasia.
CONCLUSION: Early laparotomy in appendicitis with pregnancy will reduce the fetal and maternal morbiditiy and mortality.


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Koray Atila, Deniz A. Uçar, Tarkan Ünek, Ali Sevinç, A. Alper Çevik, Selman Sökmen
Dokuz Eylül Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Genel Cerrahi Anabilim Dalı, 35340, İzmir, Turkey


Koray Atila, Deniz A. Uçar, Tarkan Ünek, Ali Sevinç, A. Alper Çevik, Selman Sökmen. ACUTE APPENDICITIS IN PREGNANCY. Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg. 2002; 8(2): 98-101

Corresponding Author: Koray Atila
Manuscript Language: Turkish