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Nonobstetric surgery during pregnancy

What the Anesthesiologist Should Know before the Operative Procedure Providing anesthesia for non-obstetric surgery during pregnancy can be anxiety-provoking for all involved. Roughly 2% of women will have surgery during pregnancy, involving about 80,000 anesthetics in the United States. Although statistics are hard to come by, this number is probably increasing with laparoscopic procedures accounting…

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