Clinical study of ectopic pregnancy at tertiary care center in Haryana, India

Sushila Chaudhary, Meenakshi B. Chauhan, Anjali Gupta, Monika Dalal


Background: Ectopic pregnancy is a life threatening condition in the first trimester of pregnancy. Diagnosis can be done by clinical examination, serum β-HCG and ultrasonography. This retrospective study was done to know the incidence, risk factors, and management of ectopic pregnancy.

Methods: It was a retrospective study conducted on 75 patients of ectopic pregnancy admitted at tertiary care hospital in Haryana from February-2017 to January-2019. Data collected from record room and analysis done.

Results: Total deliveries were conducted were 5064. The incidence of ectopic pregnancy was 1.48%, majority of the women were in the age group of 21-30 (68%), multi-parous (77.32%). The most common risk factor was abortion 33.33%, f/b tubal ligation was 13.13%, medical management of ectopic pregnancy done in 30.66%, 8% were managed by laproscopically and 58.66% by laparotomy.

Conclusions: Safe sexual practices can reduce pelvic infections and ectopic pregnancy incidences. Early diagnosis before tubal rupture can reduce morbidity and mortality in ectopic pregnancy.


Amenorrhoea, Ectopic pregnancy, Laproscopy, Medical management, Risk factors, Salpingectomy

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