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Interstitial (cornual) ectopic pregnancy: Laparoscopic management
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  • Hillary Nguyen,
  • Svetha Rao,
  • Derek Lok,
  • Tanushree Rao
Hillary Nguyen
Liverpool Hospital

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Svetha Rao
Liverpool Hospital
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Derek Lok
Liverpool Hospital
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Tanushree Rao
Liverpool Hospital
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Abstract

Interstitial ectopic pregnancies account for 2-6% of all ectopic pregnancies. Compared to classical ectopic pregnancies, interstitial ectopic pregnancies have a higher mortality rate with a higher likelihood of causing life-threatening haemorrhage, prompting necessity for effective surgical intervention. Whilst the open method is commonly used, emerging laparoscopic methods such as corneal resection and cornuostomy are minimally invasive and can have additional benefits of fertility preservation. We describe a case series of two cases using both corneal resection and cornostomy techniques to manage interstitial ectopic pregnancies.