Linear salpingostomy for ectopic pregnancy

K. L. Thornton, Michael Peter Diamond, A. H. DeCherney

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Abstract

Linear salpingostomy is currently the procedure of choice for most cases of tubal ectopic pregnancy. The indications for the procedure, technique, and postoperative management are discussed. Future reproductive performance is encouraging, with intrauterine pregnancy rates approaching 60% for laparoscopic salpingostomy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)95-109
Number of pages15
JournalObstetrics and Gynecology Clinics of North America
Volume18
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 1991

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Salpingostomy
Ectopic Pregnancy
Tubal Pregnancy
Postoperative Care
Pregnancy Rate

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Linear salpingostomy for ectopic pregnancy. / Thornton, K. L.; Diamond, Michael Peter; DeCherney, A. H.

In: Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinics of North America, Vol. 18, No. 1, 01.01.1991, p. 95-109.

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Thornton, K. L. ; Diamond, Michael Peter ; DeCherney, A. H. / Linear salpingostomy for ectopic pregnancy. In: Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinics of North America. 1991 ; Vol. 18, No. 1. pp. 95-109.
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