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International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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Print ISSN: 2522-6614, Online ISSN: 2522-6622

International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology

2021, Vol. 5, Issue 6, Part A

Assessment of cases of ectopic pregnancy
Author(s): Dr. Nutan Verma and Dr. Deepika Verma
Abstract:
Background: Implantation of a fertilised ovum outside the normal uterine cavity is called ectopic pregnancy. The present study was conducted to assess cases of ectopic pregnancy.
Materials & Methods: 58 cases of ectopic pregnancy in age ranged 18- 40 years were subjected to urine pregnancy test and transvaginal ultrasound examination. Parameters such as age, blood group, parity, history of previous ectopic pregnancy, previous abdominal surgery etc. were studied.
Results: Common risk factors for ectopic pregnancy was ART in 7%, spontaneous abortion in 10%, previous abdominal surgery in 46%, infertility in 12%, previous ectopic pregnancy in 8%, dilatation and curettage in 7% and TB in 10% cases. Common clinical features were bleeding pv in 24%, vomiting in 14%, syncope in 6%, amenorrhea in 75%, pain abdomen in 84%, fever in 15% and passage of clots in 23%. The difference was significant (P< 0.05).
Conclusion: Common risk factors for ectopic pregnancy was ART, spontaneous abortion, previous abdominal surgery, infertility and previous ectopic pregnancy.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. Nutan Verma, Dr. Deepika Verma. Assessment of cases of ectopic pregnancy. Int J Clin Obstet Gynaecol 2021;5(6):14-16. DOI: 10.33545/gynae.2021.v5.i6a.1051
International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology