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Korean Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 1997;40(4):793-800.
Published online January 1, 2001.
A Clinical Analysis of Ectopic Pregnancy.
Kyll Pal Yoon, Ywoung Koon Yang, Woo Yeoul Yang, Man Suk Ko, Ho Jun Choi, Soung Kwen Shin
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Saint Columban's Hospital, Mokpo, Korea.
The study was undertaken for the clinical evaluation and statistical analysis on the 222 patients with ectopic pregnancy who had been adbitted and treated at the Mokpo St.Columban's Hospital from Jan. 1, 1993 to Dec. 31, 1995. The results were obtained as follows. 1. Hospital incidence of ectopic pregnancy wasd 1 in 45 deliveries(222/10,078). 2. Ectopic pregnancy was found to occur most frequently in the age group, ranging from 31 to 35 years(36.9%). 3. Nullipara was 26.5% and woman who had experienced artificial abortion was 69.8%. 4. Hemoglobin value over 10.0 gm/dL was in 78.8% and below 8.9 gm/dL in 4.1%. 5. Initial systolic blood pressure rise above 100 mmHg was in 75.0%, the mean value was 104.5mmHg. 6. The clinical manifestations were appeared in 64.4% from the last menstrual peroid to the next 5~8 weeks. 7. Total amount of intraperitoneal hemorrhage between 100~1,000 ml was in 62.1%, above the 1,000 ml was in 29.3% and less than 100 ml was in 8.6%. 8. Ectopic pregnancy was implanted follopain tuve in 95.0% ovary in 4.5% and cervix in 0.5%. Among tubal pregnancies, ampulla portion was involved in 76.6%, interstitial portion in 3.1%, isthmic portion in 12.2% and fimbrial portion in 3.1%. 9. In the past history, the laparoscopic tubal ligation was in 18%, peritonitis was in 1.8%, appendectomy was in 7.2% and cesarean section was in 8.6%. 10. Culdocentesis was positive in 70.0% and urinary HCG test was positive in 90%. 11. 77.8% of total cases was treated by salpingectomy, 14.9% by salpingoophorectomy and 1.4% by hysterectomy. 12. Of 222 total cases, no death occurred.
Key Words: Ectopic pregnancy

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