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Anaesthesia for non-obstetric surgery 

Anaesthesia for non-obstetric surgery
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Anaesthesia for non-obstetric surgery
Author(s):

Martin Garry

and Shilpa Rawat

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199208326.003.0015
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date: 20 April 2021

Martin Garry and Shilpa Rawat

General principles 426

Fetal considerations 428

Anaesthetic management 432

Up to 2% of pregnant women undergo surgery unrelated to pregnancy each year.

The most common procedure during the first trimester is laparoscopy.

Appendicectomy and cholecystectomy are the most commonly performed open abdominal procedures during pregnancy....

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