Linear salpingostomy for ectopic pregnancy

K. L. Thornton, M. P. Diamond, A. H. DeCherney

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Linear salpingostomy is currently the procedure of choice for most cases of tubal ectopic pregnancy. The indications for the procedure, technique, and postoperative management are discussed. Future reproductive performance is encouraging, with intrauterine pregnancy rates approaching 60% for laparoscopic salpingostomy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)95-109
Number of pages15
JournalObstetrics and Gynecology Clinics of North America
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 1991
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology


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