Incidence of ectopic pregnancy in Benin City, Nigeria.

@article{Oronsaye1981IncidenceOE,
  title={Incidence of ectopic pregnancy in Benin City, Nigeria.},
  author={A U Oronsaye and G I Odiase},
  journal={Tropical doctor},
  year={1981},
  volume={11 4},
  pages={160-3}
}
A study of 100 consecutive cases of ectopic pregnancy managed over a 21-month period in the University Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology is reported. The results show that this is a common gynaecological emergency in the community. Although pelvic inflammatory disease appears to be an important aetiological factor, a significant proportion showed no evidence of previous pelvic sepsis. The usual surgical treatment of cases in our unit is, where possible, total salpingectomy rather than… CONTINUE READING

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