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Emergency Surgery During Pregnancy  HOT

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It is estimated that 1 - 3% of pregnant women undergo a surgical procedure unrelated to their pregnancy. (1) Stated another way, more than 50,000 surgical procedures are carried out in the United States and 5,000 in Canada each year in parturients. A small percentage of elective procedures are carried out in the first trimester before the patient herself is aware of her pregnancy. The majority of surgery however, is needed for urgent and even life threatening conditions which require surgical intervention despite the concerns and risks this presents to the mother and her fetus.

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Pregnancy and Cardiopulmonary Bypass  HOT

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Pregnancy substantially modifies the physiology of the female organism. Cardiac surgery with extracorporeal support during pregnancy has been associated with elevated fetal morbidity and mortality.

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