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Rupture of ectopic pregnancy after medical therapy with methotrexate: a case series.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9848700     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Medical treatment of ectopic pregnancy with methotrexate has become the standard of care in many areas of the U.S. Rupture of ectopic pregnancy after medical treatment presents a diagnostic challenge to the Emergency Physician. We review a series of 11 patients with ectopic pregnancy treated with methotrexate who then required surgical treatment for rupture.
Authors:
K Heard; J Kendall; J Abbott
Publication Detail:
Type:  Clinical Trial; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of emergency medicine     Volume:  16     ISSN:  0736-4679     ISO Abbreviation:  J Emerg Med     Publication Date:    1998 Nov-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-02-26     Completed Date:  1999-02-26     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8412174     Medline TA:  J Emerg Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  857-60     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Emergency Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Colorado, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Abortifacient Agents, Nonsteroidal / adverse effects*,  therapeutic use
Adolescent
Adult
Emergency Service, Hospital
Fallopian Tube Diseases / etiology*,  surgery
Female
Humans
Laparotomy
Methotrexate / adverse effects*,  therapeutic use
Pregnancy
Pregnancy, Tubal / drug therapy*
Prognosis
Registries
Rupture, Spontaneous / etiology,  surgery
Treatment Outcome
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Abortifacient Agents, Nonsteroidal; 59-05-2/Methotrexate

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