Pregnancy Essay

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I checked all my midwifery texts I have at home and none of them had it, so I don’t feel so guilty. It turns out to be RARE in pregnancy but the internet is the great place for folks with rare conditions to meet (like Bell’s too). www.babybellyband.com I’d buy this tonight. This is a great consumer discussion. Nearly none of the women’s doctors discussed early delivery. http://www.babycenter.com/400_going-into-labour-with-an-inguinal-hernia_2015569_42.bc?sortFieldName= Medscape General Surgery > Ask the Experts > Hernia Inguinal Hernias and Pregnancy? Parviz K. Amid, MD Is herniorrhaphy recommended for pregnant women with an inguinal hernia? During pregnancy, inguinal hernias should be repaired only on an emergency basis. At the 2000 joint scientific meeting of the American Hernia Society and the European Hernia Society in Toronto, Canada, Dr. Bocchi, stated: 1. The uterus protects against herniation of the bowel. 2. There is no indication for elective surgery before delivery. My clinical experience supports the above policy. J Korean Surg Soc. 2011 June; 80(6): 437–439. Published online 2011 June 9. doi: 10.4174/jkss.2011.80.6.437 PMCID: PMC3204688 Round ligament varicosities mimicking inguinal hernia in pregnancy Do Kyung Lee, Sung Woo Bae,1 Hwasook Moon,2 and Yoo Kyung Kim3 Department of Surgery, Busan St. Mary's Medical Center, Busan, Korea. 1Department of Surgery, Good Moonhwa Hospital, Busan, Korea. 2Department of Obstetrics, Good Moonhwa Hospital, Busan, Korea. 3Department of Radiology, Good Moonhwa Hospital, Busan, Korea. Corresponding author. Correspondence to: Do Kyung Lee. Department of Surgery, Busan St. Mary's Medical Center, 538-41 Yongho-dong, Nam-gu, Busan 608-838, Korea. Tel: +82-51-933-7098 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting +82-51-933-7098 FREE end_of_the_skype_highlighting, Fax: +82-51-932-8600, Email:

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