MANAGEMENT OPTIONS FOR ECTOPIC PREGNANCY PRACTICED IN A TERTIARY CARE HOSPITAL OF PESHAWAR MANAGEMENT OPTIONS
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Objectives: To review the clinical presentation and management options for ectopic pregnancy.
Methodology: This was a retrospective observational study. Data was collected from the clinical records of 100 patients who had presented with ectopic pregnancy from March 2014 to March 2017to Hayatabad medical complex. Their clinical records were checked for management and outcome and data was entered in a pre-designed proforma.
Results: Total number of cases diagnosed with ectopic pregnancy were 100 out of which 10% of cases were treated surgically, 72% were treated medically and 18 % of the cases were managed expectantly with monitoring, reassurance and follow up
Conclusion: If timely diagnosed, ectopic pregnancy can be managed expectantly and medically in almost 70% of cases because of the availability of trans vaginal ultrasound facilities and beta human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG) testing for monitoring and follow up.