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
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..View full abstract
We would like to acknowledge the support and assistance of the University Of Melbourne Department Of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Department of Gynaecology and the Department of Ultrasound and Imaging at the Royal Women's Hospital.