Surgical Versus Medical Management of Appendicitis during PregnancyJournal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.3, No. 5)
Publication Date: 2014-05-15
Authors : Harshit Agarwal; Saroj Chhabra Kapoor; Siddharth Jai Singh;
Page : 1652-1654
Keywords : Pregnancy; appendicitis;
Background Appendectomy is known as most common non-obstetrical operative procedure in a pregnant patient. Making an Early diagnosis and starting management is must to prevent complications. Aims 1. To know better Management of Appendicitis in Pregnancy whether Surgical or Medical, reduce risk of Maternal and Fetal Mortality due to Appendicitis in Pregnancy. Material& Method 20 Pregnant patients in different Gestational age admitted to Mahatma Gandhi hospital were included in study. Result Surgical management was successful in 85 % of cases whereas Medical management was Successful in 15 % cases increasing risk of maternal& fetal mortality. Conclusion Pregnant patients with appendicitis should go through Emergency appendecectomy as early as possible irrespective of gestation age.
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