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How do they do surgery on a pregnant woman if 400 lb?

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Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Carefully

Good question. We have to take into account appropriate instruments, table, and proper positioning in the or. We also provide broader antibiotic coverage and protect from thrombotic events (dvt protection).
Finally, the correct incision, expertise, and a competent anesthesiologist complete the proper team. Decisions regarding surgical drains, suture type, and post-op care are also important.

In brief: Carefully

Good question. We have to take into account appropriate instruments, table, and proper positioning in the or. We also provide broader antibiotic coverage and protect from thrombotic events (dvt protection).
Finally, the correct incision, expertise, and a competent anesthesiologist complete the proper team. Decisions regarding surgical drains, suture type, and post-op care are also important.
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