Database(s): Embase 1980 to 2012 Week 05

PBEP_Q2-3_hCG_progesterone_dx_embase_rerun_2_090212

#Searches
1SPONTANEOUS ABORTION/
2miscarr$.ti,ab.
3MISSED ABORTION/ or IMMINENT ABORTION/ or INCOMPLETE ABORTION/
4((spontaneous or threatened or imminent or imminens or missed or delay$ or inevitable or incomplete$ or early or silent or quiescent) adj2 abort$).ti,ab.
5FETUS WASTAGE/
6((pregnan$ or embryo$ or f?etal or f?etus$) adj3 (loss$ or demise or death$ or resorp$ or disintegrat$ or wast$ or reject$ or fail$ or non viable or non?viable)).ti,ab.
7BLIGHTED OVUM/
8(anembryo$ or empty sac$).ti,ab.
9(blight$ adj2 (ova or ovum)).ti,ab.
10exp ECTOPIC PREGNANCY/
11((ectopic or extra uterine or extra?uterine or tub$ or ampullary or isthm$ or fimbrial or cornual or interstitial or abdom$ or ovar$ or cervi$) adj3 (pregnan$ or gestat$)).ti,ab.
12PREGNANCY OF UNKNOWN LOCATION”/
13(pregnan$ adj3 ((unknown or uncertain) adj (location$ or site$))).ti,ab.
14PUL.ti,ab.
15exp TROPHOBLASTIC DISEASE/
16exp TROPHOBLASTIC TUMOR/
17(trophoblast$ adj3 (gestat$ or pregnan$ or disease$ or tumo?r$ or neoplas$)).ti,ab.
18((hydatid$ or invasi$) adj3 mol$).ti,ab.
19molar pregnan$.ti,ab.
20(placenta$ adj3 (tumor$ or neoplas$)).ti,ab.
21(chorio carcinoma$ or chorio?carcinoma$).ti,ab.
22or/1-21
23CHORIONIC GONADOTROPIN/ or CHORIONIC GONADOTROPIN BETA SUBUNIT/
24(human chorionic gonadotropin$ or choriogonadotropin$ or choriogonin$ or hcg$).ti,ab.
25(beta hcg$ or beta?hcg$ or b hcg$ or b?hcg$).ti,ab.
26PROGESTERONE/
27progest$.ti,ab.
28or/23-27
29exp ECHOGRAPHY/
30((ultraso$ or sonogra$ or echogra$ or echotomogra$) adj3 (ante natal$ or ante?natal or pre natal$ or pre?natal or maternal$ or mother$ or diagnos$ or screen$)).ti,ab.
31exp LAPAROSCOPY/
32(laparoscop$ or peritoneoscop$ or celioscop$ or coelioscop$).ti,ab.
33((key?hole$ or key hole$ or minimal$ invasi$) adj3 surg$).ti,ab.
34LAPAROTOMY/
35(laparot$ or mini laparot$ or mini?laparot$).ti,ab.
36(open adj3 surg$).ti,ab.
37(surg$ adj5 (confirm$ or prove$ or determine$ or verif$ or corroborat$)).ti,ab.
38or/29-37
39and/22,28,38
40limit 39 to english language
41limit 40 to yr=“1985 -Current”
42(book or editorial or letter or note).pt.
4341 not 42

From: Appendix E, Search strategies

Cover of Ectopic Pregnancy and Miscarriage
Ectopic Pregnancy and Miscarriage: Diagnosis and Initial Management in Early Pregnancy of Ectopic Pregnancy and Miscarriage.
NICE Clinical Guidelines, No. 154.
National Collaborating Centre for Women's and Children's Health (UK).
London: RCOG; 2012 Dec.
Copyright © 2012, National Collaborating Centre for Women's and Children's Health.

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