Laparoscopic surgery in ectopic pregnancy. A randomized trial versus laparotomy.

@article{Lundorff1991LaparoscopicSI,
  title={Laparoscopic surgery in ectopic pregnancy. A randomized trial versus laparotomy.},
  author={Per Lundorff and Jane Thorburn and Magnus Hahlin and B J K{\"a}llfelt and Bertil Lindblom},
  journal={Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica},
  year={1991},
  volume={70 4-5},
  pages={343-8}
}
A randomized, prospective clinical trial was conducted to compare the efficacy of laparoscopic treatment with conventional conservative abdominal surgery for tubal pregnancy. Entry criteria were: size of the ectopic gestation less than 4 cm, hemodynamic stability, accessibility for laparoscopic treatment and a trained laparoscopist on duty. There was no difference between the groups regarding gestational duration, size and location of the ectopic gestation, or the mean preoperative hCG values… CONTINUE READING

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