Prediction of outcome of tubal ectopic pregnancy on the basis of site of implantation of embryo in the fallopian tube

Rajshree D. Katke, Ashique Shaikh


Background: Ectopic pregnancy is a high-risk condition that occurs in 1.9 percent of reported pregnancies. The condition is the leading cause of pregnancy-related death in the first trimester. If a woman of reproductive age presents with abdominal pain, vaginal bleeding, syncope, or hypotension, the physician should perform a pregnancy test. If the patient is pregnant, the physician should perform a work-up to detect possible ectopic or ruptured ectopic pregnancy.

Methods: This study was an observational analytical type of study in which all the diagnosed cases of tubal ectopic were included. Detailed history and clinical evaluation was done and information was collected in a pre-tested proforma. Data was analyzed by frequency, percentages and chi square test.

Results: In this study total 50 cases were studied. In this we found a significant correlation between site of implantation in tubal ectopic and its final outcome.

Conclusions: Early detection of tubal ectopic and its site of implantation can help in deciding further management especially to go for conservative or surgical management.



Ectopic pregnancy, Implantation

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