Database(s): Embase 1980 to 2012 Week 06

PBEP_Q5_TV_TA_USS_ectopic_case_studies_embase_rerun_1_291111

#Searches
1exp ECTOPIC PREGNANCY/
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$)).ti,ab.
3or/1-2
4exp ECHOGRAPHY/
5((ultraso$ 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$)).ti,ab.
6or/4-5
7exp NUCLEAR MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING/
8(MRI or NMRI).ti,ab.
9((magnetic resonance or MR or MTC or MT or NMR or magneti#ation transfer or spin or chemical shift) adj2 (imag$ or tomograph$)).ti,ab.
10exp LAPAROSCOPY/
11(laparoscop$ or peritoneoscop$ or celioscop$ or coelioscop$).ti,ab.
12((key?hole$ or key hole$ or minimal$ invasi$) adj3 surg$).ti,ab.
13LAPAROTOMY/
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.
17or/7-16
18and/3,6,17
19limit 18 to english language
20limit 19 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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