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Successful conservative treatment of a cesarean scar pregnancy with systemically administered methotrexate and subsequent dilatation and curettage: a case report.
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PMID:  22567525     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Cesarean scar pregnancy is a rare type of ectopic pregnancy associated with severe complications such as uterine rupture, uncontrollable bleeding which may lead to hysterectomy, and definitive infertility. Many therapeutic options are available such as Dilatation & Curetage, excision of trophoblastic tissues using either laparotomy or laparoscopy, systemically administered Methotrexate, and more recently uterine artery embolization. The use of Methotrexate sometimes required laparotomy later because of severe hemorrhage. Through this paper, we demonstrated that viable cesarean scar pregnancy can be managed safely by systemically delivered Methotrexate at the cost of a prolonged followup.
Authors:
Anis Fadhlaoui; Mohamed Khrouf; Khaled Khémiri; Kais Nouira; Anis Chaker; Fethi Zhioua
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2012-01-31
Journal Detail:
Title:  Case reports in obstetrics and gynecology     Volume:  2012     ISSN:  2090-6692     ISO Abbreviation:  Case Rep Obstet Gynecol     Publication Date:  2012  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-05-08     Completed Date:  2012-08-23     Revised Date:  2013-12-13    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101576454     Medline TA:  Case Rep Obstet Gynecol     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  248564     Citation Subset:  -    
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