Journal of Womens Health, Issues and Care ISSN: 2325-9795

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Case Report, J Womens Health Issues Care Vol: 2 Issue: 4

Injection Methotrexate in the Management of Ectopic Pregnancy and Pregnancy of Unknown Location � An Audit of Cases at Princess Alexandra Hospital, UK

AR Bhoompally and Janaki Putran*
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Harlow, Essex, UK
Corresponding author : Janaki Putran
Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Harlow, Essex, UK
Tel: 00 441279827107; Fax: 00 441279 827554
E-mail: [email protected]
Received: February 04, 2013 Accepted: June 13, 2013 Published: June 17, 2013
Citation: Bhoompally AR, Putran J (2013) Injection Methotrexate in the Management of Ectopic Pregnancy and Pregnancy of Unknown Location – An Audit of Cases at Princess Alexandra Hospital, UK. J Womens Health, Issues Care 2:4. doi:10.4172/2325-9795.1000111

Abstract

Injection Methotrexate in the Management of Ectopic Pregnancy and Pregnancy of Unknown Location – An Audit of Cases at Princess Alexandra Hospital, UK

Ectopic pregnancy is usually treated with surgery. Injection methotrexate is a treatment option for ectopic pregnancy and for Pregnancy of Unknown Location. Meta-analysis of studies have not shown a statistical difference in the success rate or future pregnancy rate or recurrent ectopic pregnancy rate when comparing injection methotrexate with surgery.

Keywords: Methotrexate; Ectopic pregnancy; Laparoscopy

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