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Outpatient laparoscopic management of ectopic pregnancy with a local methotrexate injection.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1834837     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Nine patients with unruptured tubal ectopic gestations were treated as outpatients utilizing a laparoscopically directed injection of methotrexate into the tubal mass. The initial quantitative serum human chorionic gonadotropin values ranged from 34 to 17,100 mIU/mL. Eight of nine subjects had complete resolution of the pregnancy over the ensuing 10-33 days; the remaining patient, with plateauing human chorionic gonadotropin levels, required a laparotomy.
G C Wolf; B R Witt
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Clinical Trial; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of reproductive medicine     Volume:  36     ISSN:  0024-7758     ISO Abbreviation:  J Reprod Med     Publication Date:  1991 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-12-19     Completed Date:  1991-12-19     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0173343     Medline TA:  J Reprod Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  489-92     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque 87131.
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MeSH Terms
Ambulatory Care / methods*
Chorionic Gonadotropin / blood
Laparoscopy / methods,  standards*
Methotrexate / administration & dosage,  therapeutic use*
Pregnancy, Ectopic / blood,  drug therapy*,  pathology
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Chorionic Gonadotropin; 59-05-2/Methotrexate

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