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


2((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$)).ti,ab.
5((ultraso$ 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$)).ti,ab.
8(MRI or NMRI).ti,ab.
9((magnetic resonance or MR or MTC or MT or NMR or magneti#ation transfer or spin or chemical shift) adj2 (imag$ or tomograph$)).ti,ab.
11(laparoscop$ or peritoneoscop$ or celioscop$ or coelioscop$).ti,ab.
12((key?hole$ or key hole$ or minimal$ invasi$) adj3 surg$).ti,ab.
14(laparot$ or mini laparot$ or mini?laparot$).ti,ab.
15(open adj3 surg$).ti,ab.
16(surg$ adj5 (confirm$ or prove$ or determine$ or verif$ or corroborat$)).ti,ab.
19limit 18 to english language
20limit 19 to animals
21limit 19 to (animals and humans)
2220 not 21
2319 not 22
24limit 23 to yr=“1980 -Current”

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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