Diagnosing ectopic pregnancy: decision analysis comparing six strategies.

@article{Gracia2001DiagnosingEP,
  title={Diagnosing ectopic pregnancy: decision analysis comparing six strategies.},
  author={Clarisa R. Gracia and Kurt Thomas Barnhart},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2001},
  volume={97 3},
  pages={464-70}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare six published methods of diagnosing ectopic pregnancy. METHODS Decision analysis compared six diagnostic algorithms involving combinations of clinical examination, transvaginal ultrasound, serum progesterone, serum hCG, and D&C. The population was composed of hemodynamically stable women who presented to a tertiary care university… CONTINUE READING