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Laparoscopic Pictures of Ectopic Tubal Pregnancies

Ectopic pregnancies have implanted in a location other than in the uterine cavity. 95% of ectopic pregnancies occur in a fallopian tube. There is currently no technology that can save pregnancies that have implanted in the wrong place.

Here are pictures from laparoscopy surgeries for ectopic pregnancies

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More about tubal ectopic pregnancy

Tubal ectopic pregnancy
Photo of a right tubal ectopic pregnancy at laparoscopy surgery
The swollen right tube containing the ectopic pregnancy is on the right at E
The stump of the left tube is seen at L - this woman had a previous tubal ligation

Close view of the same ectopic pregnancy

Ectopic after laparoscopic salpingectomy
After laparoscopic resection of the tube, the tubal stump is seen at S

Ovarian ectopic
Ovarian ectopic pregnancy
Ovary is the white structure in the middle
Pregnancy implanted on the far right side of the ovary at the "X"
Clotted blood are seen around the ovary
Ovarian pregnancies are rare

Most women with tubal pregnancies have some tubal scarring and have an increased risk for future ectopic pregnancies. Some will need in vitro fertilization in order to become pregnant in the uterus.

More information about ectopic pregnancy

Pregnancy after a tubal pregnancy

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