Ectopic Pregnancy

  • V. I. Sreenivas


Ectopic pregnancy accounts for 10% of maternal deaths (1). Death resulting from hemorrhage can be prevented in three out of four patients by early diagnosis and prompt control of the bleeding.


Fallopian Tube Ectopic Pregnancy Vaginal Bleeding Uterine Cavity Pelvic Exami 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. I. Sreenivas
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.The Hospital of Saint RaphaelNew HavenUSA
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryYale University School of MedicineNew HavenUSA
  3. 3.Yale New Haven HospitalNew HavenUSA

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