Database(s): Ovid MEDLINE(R) 1946 to February Week 1 2012

PBEP_Q4-5_USS_combined_medline_rerun_2_130212

#Searches
1exp ABORTION, SPONTANEOUS/
2miscarr$.ti,ab.
3((spontaneous or threatened or imminent or imminens or missed or delay$ or inevitable or incomplete$ or early or silent or quiescent) adj2 abort$).ti,ab.
4((pregnan$ 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 viab?l$ or non?viab?l$)).ti,ab.
5(anembryo$ or empty sac$).ti,ab.
6(blight$ adj2 (ova or ovum)).ti,ab.
7exp PREGNANCY, ECTOPIC/
8((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$)).ti,ab.
9(pregnan$ adj3 ((unknown or uncertain) adj (location$ or site$))).ti,ab.
10PUL.ti,ab.
11exp GESTATIONAL TROPHOBLASTIC DISEASE/
12(trophoblast$ adj3 (gestat$ or pregnan$ or disease$ or tumo?r$ or neoplas$)).ti,ab.
13((hydatid$ or invasi$) adj3 mol$).ti,ab.
14molar pregnan$.ti,ab.
15(placenta$ adj3 (tumo?r$ or neoplas$)).ti,ab.
16(chorio carcinoma$ or chorio?carcinoma$).ti,ab.
17or/1-16
18exp ULTRASONOGRAPHY/
19((ultraso$ or sono$ or echo$ or echotomo$) adj3 (ante natal$ or ante?natal or pre natal$ or pre?natal or maternal$ or mother$ or diagnos$ or screen$ or vagina$ or trans?vagina$ or endo?vagina$ or abdom$ or trans?abdom$)).ti,ab.
20or/18-19
21exp MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING/
22(MRI or NMRI).ti,ab.
23((magnetic resonance or MR or MTC or MT or NMR or magneti#ation transfer or spin or chemical shift) adj2 (imag$ or tomograph$)).ti,ab.
24exp LAPAROSCOPY/
25(laparoscop$ or peritoneoscop$ or celioscop$ or coelioscop$).ti,ab.
26((key?hole$ or key hole$ or minimal$ invasi$) adj3 surg$).ti,ab.
27LAPAROTOMY/
28(laparot$ or mini laparot$ or mini?laparot$).ti,ab.
29(open adj3 surg$).ti,ab.
30(surg$ adj5 (confirm$ or prove$ or determine$ or verif$ or corroborat$)).ti,ab.
31exp HISTOLOGY/ or exp HISTOLOGICAL TECHNIQUES/
32((histolog$ or patholog$ or histopatholog$) adj3 (analys$ or finding$ or report$ or result$ or stud$)).ti,ab.
33or/21-32
34and/17,20,33
35limit 34 to english language
36limit 35 to animals
37limit 35 to (animals and humans)
3836 not 37
3935 not 38
40limit 39 to yr=“1980 -Current”
41(case reports or comment or editorial or letter or historical article).pt.
4240 not 41

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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