The Gravity of Acute Appendicitis in Pregnancy – Evaluation, management and compilations


Presented by Janey S.A. Pratt, MD at the SAGES 2013 Annual Meeting; MIS in Pregnancy

outline–17 sec
demographics–51 sec
presenting symptoms–2:23
lab data–3:25
differential dx–5:54
surgical management–6:29
lap appy–7:29
lap port placemen

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