Reliability of diagnostic methods in extrauterine pregnancy. The predictive value of different diagnostic methods used in the diagnosis of ectopic pregnancy was analysed on the basis of 87 cases and literary data. The best results were achieved by laparoscopy. Douglas pauch punction is appropriate only in acute cases. The immune pregnancy test, ultrasound and histological examinations showed relatively great number of false negative results. By suspicion of extrauterine gravidity laparoscopy is suggested even if other results are negative.
|Translated title of the contribution||Reliability of diagnostic methods in extrauterine pregnancy|
|Number of pages||3|
|Publication status||Published - Oct 15 1989|
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