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Fertil Steril. 2004 Apr;81(4):1130-2.

Conservative treatment of cervical ectopic pregnancy with transvaginal ultrasound-guided aspiration and single-dose methotrexate.

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Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey. ismal@ttnet.net.tr

Abstract

OBJECTIVE:

To present a case of cervical ectopic pregnancy successfully treated with ultrasound-guided aspiration and single-dose methotrexate administered systemically.

DESIGN:

Case report.

SETTING:

University hospital.

PATIENT(S):

A 27-year-old nulliparous woman with a cervical ectopic pregnancy.

INTERVENTION(S):

Transvaginal ultrasound-guided aspiration of the cervical ectopic pregnancy followed by single-dose methotrexate administered systemically.

MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE(S):

Recovery of the patient, successful conservative treatment of the cervical ectopic pregnancy, with preservation of the uterus.

RESULT(S):

The cervical ectopic pregnancy was successfully aborted, and the reproductive capability of the patient was preserved.

CONCLUSION(S):

Transvaginal ultrasound-guided aspiration in combination with single-dose methotrexate administered systemically can be safely used to treat cervical ectopic pregnancies.

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