A 30-year review of advanced abdominal pregnancy at the Mater Misericordiae Hospital, Afikpo, southeastern Nigeria (1976–2006)

@article{SundayAdeoye2009A3R,
  title={A 30-year review of advanced abdominal pregnancy at the Mater Misericordiae Hospital, Afikpo, southeastern Nigeria (1976–2006)},
  author={I. Sunday-Adeoye and D. Twomey and E. V. Egwuatu and P. Okonta},
  journal={Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics},
  year={2009},
  volume={283},
  pages={19-24}
}
PurposeThis analysis attempts to highlight the varied presentations, diagnostic difficulties, management and subsequent obstetric performances of women managed for advanced abdominal pregnancy.MethodsA retrospective analysis of all 20 cases of abdominal pregnancies between 1976 and 2006, at the Mater Misericordiae Hospital, Afikpo, southeastern Nigeria was performed.ResultsThere were 20 cases of abdominal pregnancy out of 58,000 deliveries, giving an incidence of 0.34 per 1,000 deliveries. The… Expand
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