Frequently Asked Questions
What is Ectopic Pregnancy Surgery?
Ectopic pregnancy is a type of abnormal pregnancy where a fertilized egg gets implanted in locations other than uterus like the fallopian tubes. Ectopic pregnancy is very painful and the symptoms like excessive bleeding, missed periods, pain and discomfort develop between 4 - 12 weeks of pregnancy.
What are the types of Ectopic Pregnancy Surgeries?
The following are the types of Ectopic Pregnancy Surgeries:
- Open Surgery for ruptured/unruptured ectopic pregnancy
- Laparoscopic surgery for ruptured/unruptured ectopic pregnancy
What are the indications of Ectopic Pregnancy Surgery?
The surgery for ectopic pregnancy is performed after a confirmed diagnosis of ectopic pregnancy with the help of imaging and diagnostic tests like vaginal ultrasound and blood tests.
Who are the best surgeons to perform Ectopic Pregnancy Surgery?
A certified and trained Gynecology Surgeon or a Gynecologist who is well experienced in performing Ectopic pregnancy surgery can perform this surgery.
What is the cost of Ectopic Pregnancy Surgery Surgery?
Minimum cost for Ectopic Pregnancy Surgery in Pune starts from Rs. 70000
Average expenses for Ectopic Pregnancy Surgery in Pune is approximately Rs121000
Maximum amount to be paid for Ectopic Pregnancy Surgery in Pune rises up to Rs.225000
Cost of Ectopic Pregnancy Surgery depends on factors such as:
- Admission charges
- Consultation fee
- Patient age
- Type of hospital
- Any other complications that are involved
Is Ectopic Pregnancy Surgery a major surgery or minor surgery?
Depending on the type of ectopic pregnancy (Ruptured/Unruptured), patient's medical condition, type of surgery(Open or Laparoscopic), Ectopic Pregnancy Surgery can be a major or minor surgery.
What are the risks and complications associated with Ectopic Pregnancy Surgery?
Few of the risks and complications associated with Ectopic Pregnancy Surgery are:
- Bleeding and infection at the surgery site
- Abdominal pain
- Scarring and adhesions
- Fertility issues
- Removal of the fallopian tube (Salpingectomy)
How long does it take to complete Ectopic Pregnancy Surgery?
Ectopic Pregnancy Surgery may take around 1-3 hours to complete.
What is the recovery time for Ectopic Pregnancy Surgery?
Individuals who undergo Ectopic Pregnancy Surgery may take 1- 2 months to recover completely.
What is the success rate of Ectopic Pregnancy Surgery?
The success rate of Ectopic Pregnancy Surgery depends on the following factors:
- Age of the patient
- Experience of the surgeon
- Type of surgery (Open /Laparoscopic)
However, the success rate of Ectopic Pregnancy Surgery maybe 85%
Is Ectopic Pregnancy Surgery Permanent?
Ectopic Pregnancy Surgery may or may not be a permanent surgery as it is performed for the treatment of abnormal implantation of the embryo and this condition may reoccur in certain individuals.
Can Ectopic Pregnancy Surgery be detected in future?
Depending on the type of surgery performed, Ectopic Pregnancy Surgery may or may not be detected in the future.
What are the options if Ectopic Pregnancy Surgery fails?
In case of a failure and the recurrence of ectopic pregnancy, the doctor may suggest the removal of the fallopian tubes (Salpingectomy).
What are the alternatives for Ectopic Pregnancy Surgery?
The following are the alternative treatments for ectopic pregnancy:
- Expectant management (Close monitoring and followup for ectopic pregnancy)
- Medication therapy (Use of methotrexate to dissolve the pregnancy)