Surgery during pregnancy found to pose minimal risks

Surgery during pregnancy found to pose minimal risks

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Reassurance can be given to expecting mothers in need of surgery during pregnancy as risks associated with surgery are statistically insignificant.
15 Nov 2016 - General
Definitely we need to weigh out the risks and benefits of surgery. When it comes to emergencies the life of the patient is what needs to be taken into consideration and it wouldn't matter which trimester she is as she would need the surgery STAT. Elective procedures are still of course advised to be done after giving birth. It was mentioned in the article, “The risk you can attribute to surgery may be small, but it’s not zero. Because of that, it’s important to consider the safest alternativ...
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This is a topic of discussion and debate since a long time. Many pregnant women fear of undergoing major surgeries during pregnancy due to the fear of imposed risk to the expecting mother and the baby. Pregnancy is a time where lot many changes occur in body and the doctor too, while operating has to take care of many factors. If I talk of dentistry, the second trimester is considered to be the best period to carry out any surgical intervention. However, in case of an emergency this can be done ...
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