Methotrexate for ectopic pregnancy: when and how

@article{Cecchino2014MethotrexateFE,
  title={Methotrexate for ectopic pregnancy: when and how},
  author={G. N. Cecchino and E. Araujo J{\'u}nior and J. Elito J{\'u}nior},
  journal={Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics},
  year={2014},
  volume={290},
  pages={417-423}
}
PurposeEctopic pregnancy is the leading cause of maternal death in the first trimester of pregnancy. The dosage of beta fraction of human chorionic gonadotropin (beta-hCG) and improvement of the transvaginal ultrasound allowed an earlier diagnosis and a conservative management. Currently, the use of systemic methotrexate (MTX) proved to be a great alternative with similar success rates and completely non-invasive.MethodsWe searched for the most relevant articles on the use of MTX in ectopic… Expand
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