The Pregnant Surgical Patient
The incidence of non-obstetric surgery in pregnant patients is 0.2–1.0%.1 The most common surgeries are appendectomy (1/2,000 pregnancies)2 and cholecystectomy (1–6/10,000 pregnancies).
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