Serum human chorionic gonadotropin clearance curves in patients with interstitial pregnancy treated with systemic methotrexate.

OBJECTIVE To evaluate short-term effectiveness of systemic methotrexate (MTX) in interstitial pregnancy. DESIGN Case series. SETTING Two Dutch teaching hospitals. PATIENT(S) Eight consecutive patients with an unruptured interstitial pregnancy. INTERVENTION(S) Four doses of 1.0 mg/kg IM MTX alternated with 0.1 mg/kg oral folinic acid. Serum hCG… CONTINUE READING