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"Watchful waiting" in ectopic pregnancies: a balance between reduced success rates and less methotrexate.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21067718     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Many cases of ectopic pregnancy will spontaneously resolve, so that "watchful waiting" and β-hCG follow-up will separate true viable ectopic pregnancies from spontaneously resolving ectopic pregnancies. Withholding methotrexate in patients with spontaneously resolving ectopic pregnancies and administering it in only true viable ectopic pregnancies will no doubt decrease published success rates for this therapy.
Ishai Levin; Ziv Tsafrir; Nili Sa'ar; Joseph Lessing; Amiram Avni; Ronni Gamzu; Benny Almog
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-11-10
Journal Detail:
Title:  Fertility and sterility     Volume:  95     ISSN:  1556-5653     ISO Abbreviation:  Fertil. Steril.     Publication Date:  2011 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-02-22     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372772     Medline TA:  Fertil Steril     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1159-60     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2011 American Society for Reproductive Medicine. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Department of Gynecology, Lis Maternity Hospital, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel.
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