3  Ectopic pregnancies 1995-2007

Responsible: Christina H Vestergaard og ějvind Lidegaard (Updated April 2008)

3.1  Ectopic pregnancies in Denmark 1995-2007. N=16,653


Comments: The decline from 1995 to 2007 is of 42%

3.2  Number of women with ectopic pregnancies at Gynaecological departments 2007


 

3.3   Number of women with ectopic pregnancies who underwent laparoscopy,
         laparotomy, and no surgery at Gynaecological departments 1996-2007.
         N=16,653

3.4  Per cent of surgically treated women who underwent laparoscopy
       and laparotomy during the period 1996-2007. N = 9,474


Co
mments: The per cent of surgically treated women who underwent laparoscopy has
stabilised on 82%. Women with laparoscopy and laparotomy were counted as tomies.

3.5  Proportion (%) of women with ectopic pregnancy who underwent surgical
       treatment by laparoscopy or laparotomy at Gynaecological department in 2007


Comments: The percentage of women with ectopic pregnancies who are surgically treated varies from 15% in
Herlev to 87% in Silkeborg. Only five women were coded with the medical treatment code (BKHE0/8).
Many of the non-surgically treated women are nevertheless expected to be medically treated.
Variations are also demonstrated in the proportion of surgically treated, who undergo
laparoscopy and laparotomy, respectively.