August 2nd, 2021

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A Note from the Editor-in-Chief
Authors:  Lawrence D. Devoe, M.D.
  Welcome to the January-February 2021 Editor-in-Chief’s page. This issue’s editorial page looks at an article that should be of interest to those caring for pregnant women.
In This Issue
• Nonoperative Treatment of Acute Uncomplicated Appendicitis During Pregnancy
Cuneyt Kirkil, M.D., Ahmet Bozdag, M.D., and Mehmet Fatih Korkmaz, M.D.
The authors evaluated a small group of pregnant women who presented with acute uncomplicated appendicitis (AUA) in pregnancy. This group was collected over a period of eight years, and all patients received initial antibiotic therapy and had telephone contact follow-up. No patient required surgery during the evaluation period, and all experienced good obstetric outcomes.
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