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Research Article

Reasons for Undesirable Pregnancy Outcomes among Women with Appendicitis: The Experience of a Tertiary Center

Table 3

Relationship between the appendectomy week in pregnancy and the weeks of observing preterm-abortion status.

Week of appendectomyPreterm 25–30 wPreterm 31–35 wPreterm 36–39 wAbortus

30 w37 w
34 w34 w
32 w34 w
28 w30 w
20 w32 w
17 w36 w
10 w35 w
15 w34 w
28 w30 w
14 w28 w
19 w19 w
6 w6 w
18 w18 w
6 w6 w

The mean preterm incidence after appendectomy is 10.4 ± 5.381 weeks; 50% of preterm labor observed between 31 and 35 weeks period; all abortuses were detected just before or immediately after appendectomy; 50% of the abortions occurred in the 1st trimester and 50% in the 2nd trimester. W: week.

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