AUB ScholarWorks

Review article: Late post-hysterectomy ectopic pregnancy

Show simple item record

dc.contributor.author Saad Aldin E.
dc.contributor.author Saadeh J.
dc.contributor.author Ghulmiyyah L.
dc.contributor.author Hitti E.
dc.contributor.editor
dc.date Jun-2012
dc.date.accessioned 2017-10-05T15:46:52Z
dc.date.available 2017-10-05T15:46:52Z
dc.date.issued 2012
dc.identifier 10.1111/j.1742-6723.2012.01543.x
dc.identifier.isbn
dc.identifier.issn 17426731
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10938/18524
dc.description.abstract Ectopic pregnancy after hysterectomy is a rare but potentially life-threatening condition requiring prompt diagnosis to prevent the increased mortality associated with rupture. Twenty-seven cases of late post-hysterectomy ectopic pregnancy reported in the English literature since 1918 were reviewed and analysed for presenting symptoms, missed diagnosis rate at initial presentation, location of ectopic and rupture rate at diagnosis. The presenting symptoms were found to be non-specific. The diagnosis in this population is twice more likely to be missed than in women with intact uteri. The rupture rate is 63percent, compared with 37percent in women with intact uteri. The majority of late post-hysterectomy ectopic pregnancies (62percent) were located in the fallopian tubes. Because of the potential risk of mortality, emergency physicians should always consider the possibility of ectopic pregnancy in childbearing women whose surgical history includes hysterectomy without oophorectomy. Evaluation of abdominal pain in this population should include a pregnancy test to ensure prompt diagnosis when the possibility of pregnancy exists clinically. © 2012 The Authors. EMA © 2012 Australasian College for Emergency Medicine and Australasian Society for Emergency Medicine.
dc.format.extent
dc.format.extent Pages: (239-243)
dc.language English
dc.publisher HOBOKEN
dc.relation.ispartof Publication Name: EMA - Emergency Medicine Australasia; Publication Year: 2012; Volume: 24; no. 3; Pages: (239-243);
dc.relation.ispartofseries
dc.relation.uri
dc.source Scopus
dc.subject.other
dc.title Review article: Late post-hysterectomy ectopic pregnancy
dc.type Review
dc.contributor.affiliation Saad Aldin, E., Department of Internal Medicine, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
dc.contributor.affiliation Saadeh, J., Department of Internal Medicine, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
dc.contributor.affiliation Ghulmiyyah, L., Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
dc.contributor.affiliation Hitti, E., Department of Emergency Medicine, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
dc.contributor.authorAddress Hitti, E.; Department of Emergency Medicine, American University of Beirut Medical Center, P.O. Box 11-0236, Riad El-Solh, Beirut 1107 2020, Lebanon; email: eveline.hitti@aub.edu.lb
dc.contributor.authorCorporate University: American University of Beirut Medical Center; Faculty: Faculty of Medicine; Department: Obstetrics and Gynecology;
dc.contributor.authorDepartment Obstetrics and Gynecology
dc.contributor.authorDivision
dc.contributor.authorEmail eveline.hitti@aub.edu.lb
dc.contributor.authorFaculty Faculty of Medicine
dc.contributor.authorInitials Aldin, ES
dc.contributor.authorInitials Saadeh, J
dc.contributor.authorInitials Ghulmiyyah, L
dc.contributor.authorInitials Hitti, E
dc.contributor.authorOrcidID
dc.contributor.authorReprintAddress Hitti, E (reprint author), Amer Univ Beirut, Dept Emergency Med, Med Ctr, POB 11-0236, Beirut 11072020, Lebanon.
dc.contributor.authorResearcherID
dc.contributor.authorUniversity American University of Beirut Medical Center
dc.description.cited Adeyemo D., 1999, Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (Abingdon), V19, P328; Babikian S, 2008, J ULTRAS MED, V27, P1087; Bansal S, 2010, FERTIL STERIL, V94; Barhate KP, 2009, J CLIN ULTRASOUND, V37, P347, DOI 10.1002-jcu.20580; Bickell NA, 2004, OBSTET GYNECOL, V104, P789, DOI 10.1097-01.AOG.0000139912.65553.58; Brown MS, 1944, AM J OBSTET GYNECOL, V48, P714; Brown WD, 2002, OBSTET GYNECOL, V99, P933, DOI 10.1016-S0029-7844(02)01932-4; Byles JE, 2000, HEALTH PLACE, V6, P301, DOI 10.1016-S1353-8292(00)00011-3; Connors DA, 1943, AM J OBSTET GYNECOL, V45, P309; Culpepper J P 3rd, 1985, J Miss State Med Assoc, V26, P341; FRECH H C, 1948, J Med Assoc Ga, V37, P451; Fylstra Donald L, 2009, J Reprod Med, V54, P649; Fylstra DL, 2010, FERTIL STERIL, V94, P431, DOI 10.1016-j.fertnstert.2009.03.039; Grigg WE, 1919, VIRGINIA M MONTHLY, V46, P9; GRODY MH, 1961, OBSTET GYNECOL, V17, P96; HANES MV, 1964, OBSTET GYNECOL, V23, P882; Hitti E, 2010, AUST NZ J OBSTET GYN, V50, P303, DOI 10.1111-j.1479-828X.2010.01171.x; Isaacs JD, 1996, OBSTET GYNECOL, V88, P732, DOI 10.1016-0029-7844(96)00128-7; KORNBLAT.MB, 1968, OBSTET GYNECOL, V32, P488; Lehner R, 2000, ARCH GYNECOL OBSTET, V263, P87, DOI 10.1007-s004040050001; Lyle MF, 1955, NW MED, V54, P1425; McMillan WA, 1921, SURG GYNECOL OBSTET, V33, P199; Merrill RM, 2008, MED SCI MONITOR, V14, pCR24; Nnochiri A, 2007, J OBSTET GYNAECOL, V27, P863, DOI 10.1080-01443610701788332; Pasic R, 2004, J AM ASSOC GYN LAP, V11, P94, DOI 10.1016-S1074-3804(05)60021-7; Ramos DB, 2010, FERTIL STERIL, V94; Robson SJ, 1996, AUST NZ J OBSTET GYN, V36, P182, DOI 10.1111-j.1479-828X.1996.tb03282.x; Rosa M, 2009, ARCH GYNECOL OBSTET, V279, P83, DOI 10.1007-s00404-008-0645-0; SALMI T, 1984, OBSTET GYNECOL, V64, P826; SIMS HS, 1974, CAN MED ASSOC J, V111, P812; Spilsbury K, 2006, BJOG-INT J OBSTET GY, V113, P804, DOI 10.1111-j.1471-0528.2006.00962.x; Tagore Koyye Ravindranath, 2007, Indian J Pathol Microbiol, V50, P558; TRELOAR SA, 1992, AM J OBSTET GYNECOL, V167, P82; Weil AM, 1938, AM J OBSTET GYNECOL, V35, P602; Whiteman MK, 2008, AM J OBSTET GYNECOL, V198, P34; ZACZEK T, 1963, AM J OBSTET GYNECOL, V85, P102
dc.description.citedCount 4
dc.description.citedTotWOSCount 2
dc.description.citedWOSCount 2
dc.format.extentCount 5
dc.identifier.articleNo
dc.identifier.coden EMAMC
dc.identifier.pubmedID 22672163
dc.identifier.scopusID 84861912893
dc.identifier.url
dc.publisher.address 111 RIVER ST, HOBOKEN 07030-5774, NJ USA
dc.relation.ispartofConference
dc.relation.ispartofConferenceCode
dc.relation.ispartofConferenceDate
dc.relation.ispartofConferenceHosting
dc.relation.ispartofConferenceLoc
dc.relation.ispartofConferenceSponsor
dc.relation.ispartofConferenceTitle
dc.relation.ispartofFundingAgency
dc.relation.ispartOfISOAbbr Emerg. Med. Australas.
dc.relation.ispartOfIssue 3
dc.relation.ispartOfPart
dc.relation.ispartofPubTitle EMA - Emergency Medicine Australasia
dc.relation.ispartofPubTitleAbbr EMA Emerg. Med. Australas.
dc.relation.ispartOfSpecialIssue
dc.relation.ispartOfSuppl
dc.relation.ispartOfVolume 24
dc.source.ID WOS:000304715500005
dc.type.publication Journal
dc.subject.otherAuthKeyword Diagnosis
dc.subject.otherAuthKeyword Ectopic pregnancy
dc.subject.otherAuthKeyword Hysterectomy
dc.subject.otherAuthKeyword Review
dc.subject.otherChemCAS
dc.subject.otherIndex abdominal hysterectomy
dc.subject.otherIndex abdominal pain
dc.subject.otherIndex ectopic pregnancy
dc.subject.otherIndex human
dc.subject.otherIndex hysterectomy
dc.subject.otherIndex Medline
dc.subject.otherIndex nausea and vomiting
dc.subject.otherIndex ovary
dc.subject.otherIndex peer review
dc.subject.otherIndex pelvis pain syndrome
dc.subject.otherIndex priority journal
dc.subject.otherIndex review
dc.subject.otherIndex uterine cervix
dc.subject.otherIndex uterine tube
dc.subject.otherIndex uterine tube ligation
dc.subject.otherIndex vagina
dc.subject.otherIndex vagina discharge
dc.subject.otherIndex vaginal hysterectomy
dc.subject.otherIndex Abdominal Pain
dc.subject.otherIndex Diagnosis, Differential
dc.subject.otherIndex Female
dc.subject.otherIndex Humans
dc.subject.otherIndex Hysterectomy
dc.subject.otherIndex Pregnancy
dc.subject.otherIndex Pregnancy, Ectopic
dc.subject.otherIndex Rupture
dc.subject.otherKeywordPlus VAGINAL HYSTERECTOMY
dc.subject.otherKeywordPlus TUBAL PREGNANCY
dc.subject.otherKeywordPlus SUPRACERVICAL HYSTERECTOMY
dc.subject.otherKeywordPlus AUSTRALIA
dc.subject.otherWOS Emergency Medicine


Files in this item

Files Size Format View

There are no files associated with this item.

This item appears in the following Collection(s)

Show simple item record

Search AUB ScholarWorks


Browse

My Account