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Joseph Ifeanyichukwu Ikechebelu

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Nnamdi Azikwe University, Teaching Hospital, Nnewi, Nigeria


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    Laparoscopic Salpingectomy for Ruptured Tubal Ectopic Pregnancy: A Case Report
    Author(s): Joseph Ifeanyichukwu Ikechebelu*, Nkemakolam O. Eke and Chidinma Donatus Okafor

    Background: Ectopic pregnancy is one of the commonest causes of first trimester maternal death in developed countries and is second, only to induced abortion in sub-Saharan Africa. Laparoscopic management of ectopic pregnancy has been demonstrated to be safe and an effective alternative to conventional management by laparotomy. Only few cases of laparoscopic salpingectomy have been reported in Sub-Saharan Africa. Methods: Laparoscopic salpingectomy for ruptured tubal ectopic pregnancy using four port technique with carbon dioxide pneumoperitoneum at a private health facility in southeast Nigeria. Results: Successful outcome following laparoscopic surgery for ruptured tubal ectopic gestation. She was discharged home in the first post-operative day. Conclusion: Laparoscopic salpingectomy for.. Read More»

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