Proportionate morbidity & risk factors of Ectopic Pregnancy
Keywords:Pregnancy, ectopic, rupture, laparotomy
The study was carried out to find out the morbidity related to ectopic pregnancy and also to study the associated risk factors and management, during one year period at a teaching hospital. Out of a total of 3100 births there were 31 acute ectopic pregnancies, giving a frequency of 1%. Majority (58.6%) of the patients were in there twenties and 70.9% were gravida 2-4. PID was identified as the main risk factor (45%). The major site for the ectopic was the fallopian tube (90.3%). Majority of the patients (74%) came with rupture ectopic and laparotomy with salpingectomy was the main treatment carried in these patients, as well as in 3 other patients who failed the medical treatment with methotrexate.
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