Is a standardized questionnaire useful for tubal rupture screening in patients with ectopic pregnancy?

Abstract

OBJECTIVES Physical examination, ultrasonography, and laboratory tests fail to reliably establish the preoperative diagnosis of tubal rupture in patients with ectopic pregnancy (EP), leading to a high rate of diagnostic laparoscopy. The aim of this study was to construct and to evaluate a clinical prediction rule for tubal rupture screening based on a self… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1553-2712.2011.01238.x

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