Surgical Management of Cesarean Scar Ectopic Pregnancy

Laparoscopic Management

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This video segment demonstrates a laparoscopic approach to cesarean scar pregnancy excision and revision of the scar defect as well as surgical tips and tricks to ensure safe and efficient surgery.


  • Cesarean scar pregnancy
  • isthmocele
  • laparoscopy
  • hysteroscopy
  • revision
  • reconstruction
  • hysterotomy

Conflict of Interest

The authors declare no conflict of interest.


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About this video

Rachel Yoon
Aarathi Cholkeri-Singh
Charles E. Miller
First online
11 January 2020
Online ISBN
Springer, Cham
Copyright information
© Producer 2020

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