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Laparoscopic treatment of an interstitial pregnancy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9050562     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Interstitial (cornual) pregnancies occur rarely, estimated at 1 for every 2500 to 5000 live births. Since the morbidity and mortality are high, the correct diagnosis must be made and treatment begun promptly. A number of management options have been described, including conservative treatments such as expectant management, methotrexate injections (local or systemic), potassium chloride injections (local), and prostaglandin administration. Among conservative surgical treatments, hysteroscopy has been performed successfully to diagnose and treat the condition. To my knowledge, this is the first report of laparoscopic treatment of interstitial pregnancy.
Authors:
D Laury
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists     Volume:  2     ISSN:  1074-3804     ISO Abbreviation:  J Am Assoc Gynecol Laparosc     Publication Date:  1995 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-05-13     Completed Date:  1997-05-13     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9417443     Medline TA:  J Am Assoc Gynecol Laparosc     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  219-21     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Providence Medical Center, Medford, Oregon, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Dilatation and Curettage
Electrosurgery
Female
Follow-Up Studies
Hemostasis, Surgical
Humans
Hysteroscopy
Laparoscopy*
Methotrexate / administration & dosage,  therapeutic use
Nucleic Acid Synthesis Inhibitors / administration & dosage,  therapeutic use
Potassium Chloride / administration & dosage,  therapeutic use
Pregnancy
Pregnancy, Ectopic / surgery*,  ultrasonography
Prostaglandins / administration & dosage,  therapeutic use
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Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Nucleic Acid Synthesis Inhibitors; 0/Prostaglandins; 59-05-2/Methotrexate; 7447-40-7/Potassium Chloride
Comments/Corrections
Comment In:
J Am Assoc Gynecol Laparosc. 1995 Aug;2(4):496   [PMID:  9147865 ]

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