Changes in the ovarian stromal blood flow in patients treated with laparoscopic salpingostomy for ectopic pregnancy


Keskin U., Duru N. K. , Ercan C. M. , Dede M., Yenen M. C. , Ergun A.

JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNAECOLOGY, cilt.33, ss.399-402, 2013 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 33 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2013
  • Doi Numarası: 10.3109/01443615.2013.769942
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNAECOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.399-402

Özet

This study is aimed to evaluate the impact of laparoscopic salpingostomy on ovarian stromal blood flow indices in patients with ectopic pregnancy, and to compare the ovarian stromal blood flow indices with matched paired healthy women. We included 37 patients who underwent laparoscopic salpingostomy and 37 age-and parity-matched women as controls. The main outcome was the differences in ovarian volume, antral follicle count (AFC), and ovarian stromal blood flow indices between the study group participants after the surgery and the healthy controls. Comparison of the ovarian parameters between the study group after the surgery and the control group revealed no significant differences in terms of ovarian volume (p = 0.783), AFC (p = 0.253), ovarian stromal S/D ratios (p = 0.054), pulsatility index (PI; p = 0.938) and resistance index (RI; p = 0.041). In addition, comparison of the ovarian parameters before and after the surgical treatment revealed no significant differences in the ovarian volume (p = 0.141), AFC (p = 0.084), ovarian stromal S/D ratios (p = 0.187), PI (p = 0.102) and RI (p = 0.108). In conclusion, laparoscopic salpingostomy does not affect ovarian function in terms of ovarian stromal blood flow indices, ovarian volume, and AFC.