ABDOMINAL MEDICINE

Imaging the Gravid Female

Mar 26, 2018 by in ABDOMINAL MEDICINE Comments Off on Imaging the Gravid Female

Developmental period Dose range (mGy) Teratogenic effects Any <50 None Preimplantation (0–2 weeks after conception) 50–100 All-or-none effect resulting in either embryonic demise or no effect Organogenesis (2–8 weeks) 200–250…

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Obstetrical Etiologies of Abdominal Pain

Mar 26, 2018 by in ABDOMINAL MEDICINE Comments Off on Obstetrical Etiologies of Abdominal Pain

Fig. 6.1 Spontaneous abortion (© 2016 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved. www.​netterimages.​com. Used with permission) Diagnosis The spontaneous loss of an intrauterine pregnancy (IUP) prior to 20 weeks of gestation…

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Surgical Principles in the Gravid Female

Mar 26, 2018 by in ABDOMINAL MEDICINE Comments Off on Surgical Principles in the Gravid Female

The Four H’s of surgery on pregnant patients: 1. Prevent maternal hypotension 2. Prevent maternal hypoglycemia 3. Prevent maternal hypothermia 4. Prevent maternal hypoxia The patient should be positioned in…

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