Acute Abdomen During Pregnancy

  • Goran¬†Augustin

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. Surgery

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
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  3. Gynecology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 445-445
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  4. Back Matter
    Pages 557-572

About this book


This book will help the reader to recognize, diagnose, and efficiently treat most of the acute abdominal disorders that may be encountered in the pregnant patient, whether associated with or incidental to the pregnancy. A wide range of conditions are addressed, including some which are very rare as well as those more frequently seen, such as acute appendicitis and acute cholecystitis. The principles underlying diagnosis and therapy are clearly explained. Particular features in the clinical presentation of pregnant patients are highlighted, and specific diagnostic and therapeutic algorithms and protocols, described. Attention is drawn to the diagnostic difficulties that may arise from atypical presentations in these patients and to restrictions on the use of certain diagnostic imaging studies. The text is complemented by more than 200 figures relevant to clinical practice. Acute Abdomen During Pregnancy is designed to meet the needs of both the gynecologist and the general or abdominal surgeon, who together form the multidisciplinary team mandatory for effective treatment that will safeguard mother and baby.


Abdominal trauma Appendicitis Cholecystitis Intestinal obstruction Pancreatitis

Authors and affiliations

  • Goran¬†Augustin
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Surgery, Division of Gastrointestinal SurgeryUniversity Hospital Center ZagrebZagrebCroatia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-05421-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-05422-3
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