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Lack of resolution of ectopic pregnancy by intratubal injection of methotrexate.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1531469     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Although reports of local injection of MTX in the treatment of EP appeared to be promising, our results do not confirm the efficacy of this approach. Our experience was sufficiently discouraging to prompt discontinuation of a randomized trail; our hope is that others will add to the accumulating data base so that the role of local injection of MTX can be clarified.
G L Mottla; M C Rulin; D S Guzick
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Clinical Trial; Journal Article; Randomized Controlled Trial    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Fertility and sterility     Volume:  57     ISSN:  0015-0282     ISO Abbreviation:  Fertil. Steril.     Publication Date:  1992 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-03-26     Completed Date:  1992-03-26     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372772     Medline TA:  Fertil Steril     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  685-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pennsylvania.
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MeSH Terms
Abortion, Induced*
Chorionic Gonadotropin / administration & dosage,  therapeutic use
Fallopian Tubes
Injections, Intramuscular
Methotrexate / administration & dosage*,  therapeutic use
Pregnancy, Ectopic* / surgery
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Chorionic Gonadotropin; 59-05-2/Methotrexate
Comment In:
Fertil Steril. 1993 Jan;59(1):245-6; author reply 246-7   [PMID:  8419218 ]
Fertil Steril. 1993 Jan;59(1):246; author reply 246-7   [PMID:  8466575 ]
Fertil Steril. 1993 Jan;59(1):244-5; author reply 246-7   [PMID:  8419217 ]

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