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Resectoscopic treatment of ectopic pregnancy in previous cesarean delivery scar defect with vasopressin injection.
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PMID:  21669415     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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OBJECTIVE: To describe resectoscopic treatment with vasopressin injection as an effective surgical intervention for ectopic pregnancy in previous cesarean delivery scar (PCDS) defect. DESIGN: Case report. SETTING: University hospital. PATIENT(S): Two women with ectopic pregnancy in PCDS defect. INTERVENTION(S): The patients underwent transvaginal ultrasound examination, followed by operative hysteroscopy with vasopressin injection for evacuating the ectopic pregnancy in PCDS defect. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE(S): Conservation of the uterus. RESULT(S): Successful resectoscopic treatment of ectopic pregnancy in PCDS defect. CONCLUSION(S): Resectoscopic treatment of ectopic pregnancy in PCDS defect is a safe and efficient technique that has the advantage of a rapid return to normal levels of β-hCG. Intracervical vasopressin administration could decrease intraoperative bleeding and provide a clear view during the operation.
Authors:
Yu Chang; Nari Kay; Yung Hung Chen; Hung Sheng Chen; Eing Mei Tsai
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-6-11
Journal Detail:
Title:  Fertility and sterility     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1556-5653     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-6-14     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372772     Medline TA:  Fertil Steril     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011 American Society for Reproductive Medicine. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Graduate Institute of Medicine, College of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
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