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Comparison of management regimens following ultrasound diagnosis of nontubal ectopic pregnancies: a retrospective cohort study

J Ramkrishna, GR Kan, KL Reidy, WC Ang, R Palma-Dias

BJOG-AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNAECOLOGY | WILEY | Published : 2018

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To review management options for nontubal ectopic pregnancies. DESIGN: Retrospective cohort study. SETTING: Tertiary hospital in Melbourne, Australia. POPULATION: A total of 100 nontubal pregnancies: 1 abdominal, 32 caesarean scar, 14 cervical, 41 cornual-interstitial, 12 ovarian. METHODS: Cases were classified according to ectopic site. Management categories were medical, surgical, combination or expectant. Use of minimally invasive approaches (ultrasound-guided intra-sac injections or selective surgical techniques) was identified. Primary management was considered to be successful if no further unplanned interventions were required. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Success of primary mana..

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