DEVELOPMENT OF NOVEL MEDICAL THERAPIES TO CURE ECTOPIC PREGNANCIES

Grant number: 606611 | Funding period: 2011 - 2013

Completed

Abstract

Ectopic pregnancies are conceptions implanting outside the womb, mainly the fallopian tube. They are pathological, and can erode straight through the tube into large blood vessels causing fatal bleeding and death. We plan to assess three medication based approaches to treat this condition that would avoid surgery entirely. If we succeed, and subsequently translate one or more of these treatments to the clinic, it would revolutionise management of this serious gynaecological emergency.

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