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Keywords:

  • ectopic pregnancy;
  • laparoscopy;
  • primary hepatic pregnancy

A 30-year-old woman presented with epigastric pain with elevated serum human chorionic gonadotropin level (hCG), absence of intrauterine gestational sac and absence of an abnormal adnexal mass on pelvic ultrasonography. Laparoscopy revealed a ruptured hepatic ectopic pregnancy. This was removed by laparoscopic suctioning and haemostasis secured with Surgicel® Fribrilla™ Absorbable Hemostat. Intramuscular methotrexate was administered post-operatively. Patient recovered uneventfully and serum hCG returned to normal.