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Recurrent interstitial pregnancy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9890228     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
As a rare form of ectopic pregnancy, interstitial pregnancy threatens the future fertility of the patient. Methods of management include observation only, medical treatment with methotrexate either systemically or locally, or surgery either with laparotomy or laparoscopy. We present the case of a woman with recurrent interstitial pregnancy. Treatment with methotrexate was successful in her first interstitial pregnancy, however the second necessitated laparotomy. Selection of patients for treatment with methotrexate and the importance of subsequent tubal investigation are emphasized.
U Sungurtekin; Y Uyar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Australian & New Zealand journal of obstetrics & gynaecology     Volume:  38     ISSN:  0004-8666     ISO Abbreviation:  Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol     Publication Date:  1998 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-03-15     Completed Date:  1999-03-15     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0001027     Medline TA:  Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol     Country:  AUSTRALIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  438-40     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Celal Bayar University-Manisa, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Abortifacient Agents, Nonsteroidal / therapeutic use
Chorionic Gonadotropin / blood
Methotrexate / therapeutic use
Pregnancy, Ectopic / blood,  surgery,  therapy*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Abortifacient Agents, Nonsteroidal; 0/Chorionic Gonadotropin; 59-05-2/Methotrexate

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