Current evidence on surgery, systemic methotrexate and expectant management in the treatment of tubal ectopic pregnancy: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

@article{Mol2008CurrentEO,
  title={Current evidence on surgery, systemic methotrexate and expectant management in the treatment of tubal ectopic pregnancy: a systematic review and meta-analysis.},
  author={F. Van Mol and Ben Willem Mol and Willem M. Ankum and Fulco van der Veen and Petra J Hajenius},
  journal={Human reproduction update},
  year={2008},
  volume={14 4},
  pages={
          309-19
        }
}
BACKGROUND To evaluate the effectiveness of surgery, medical treatment and expectant management of tubal ectopic pregnancy (EP) in terms of treatment success (i.e. complete elimination of trophoblast tissue), financial costs and future fertility. METHODS We searched for randomized controlled trials which described treatment interventions that have been widely adopted in clinical practice. A systemic literature search identified 15 trials. RESULTS Laparoscopic salpingostomy was significantly… CONTINUE READING
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