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Failure of laparoscopic treatment for peritoneal trophoblastic implants.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8195360     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report on two cases of peritoneal trophoblastic tissue implants, one after salpingostomy, and one after salpingectomy for ectopic pregnancy. During each secondary laparoscopy, simple excision of implants with laparoscopic biopsy forceps resulted in persistent elevated beta-human chorionic gonadotrophin (beta-HCG) levels. Methotrexate therapy was used. Removal of all trophoblastic tissues present and avoidance of trophoblastic spillage during the laparoscopic procedure should prevent such an uncommon complication.
Authors:
H Foulot; C Chapron; P Morice; M Mouly; F X Aubriot; J B Dubuisson
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Human reproduction (Oxford, England)     Volume:  9     ISSN:  0268-1161     ISO Abbreviation:  Hum. Reprod.     Publication Date:  1994 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-06-30     Completed Date:  1994-06-30     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8701199     Medline TA:  Hum Reprod     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  92-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Service de Chirurgie Gynécologique du Professeur Dubuisson, Clinique Universitaire Port-Royal Baudelocque, C.H.U. Cochin, Paris, France.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Choristoma / etiology,  prevention & control,  surgery*
Combined Modality Therapy
Female
Humans
Laparoscopy*
Methotrexate / therapeutic use
Peritoneal Diseases / etiology,  prevention & control,  surgery*
Postoperative Complications / prevention & control,  surgery*
Pregnancy
Pregnancy, Tubal / surgery
Salpingostomy / adverse effects
Treatment Failure
Trophoblasts*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
59-05-2/Methotrexate

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