appendicitis in a woman 27 weeks pregnant
This woman presented with appendicitis at 27 weeks gestation. The patient was turned in the right side up lateral postion to rotate the uterus away and bring the appendix anteriorly. Three ports were placed in the right flank. The procedure was done wit
Patient positioned in 45-degree rotation. Table is further rotated to attain true lateral position, and the patient is flexed downward at the waist to open the space between costal margin and pelvis.