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Why is doctor planning to do laproscopy as diagnostic procedure for ectopic pregancy?
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Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: To keep you safe
Ectopic pregnancies are somtimes hard to locate.
They also are life-threatening if not caught in time. Your doc has probably determined that it is safer to perform a laparoscopic procedure to visually evaluate your pelvic organs, make sure an ectopic is identified early & treated if needed. A salpingostomy can be performed (open the tube & remove the ectopic) which spares your tube if undamaged.

In brief: To keep you safe
Ectopic pregnancies are somtimes hard to locate.
They also are life-threatening if not caught in time. Your doc has probably determined that it is safer to perform a laparoscopic procedure to visually evaluate your pelvic organs, make sure an ectopic is identified early & treated if needed. A salpingostomy can be performed (open the tube & remove the ectopic) which spares your tube if undamaged.
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