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Ectopic Pregnancy

Modern Diagnosis and Management

Ectopic pregnancy is the second major cause of maternal mortality in the United States and a leading cause of maternal morbidity and mortality in the world. This book contains the practical methods to early diagnosis of various forms of ectopic pregnancies and their modern management. Ectopic Pregnancy - Modern Diagnosis and Management is a comprehensive book which guides the reader through all features of ectopic pregnancy, both practical and academic, covering all aspects of diagnosis and management of ectopic pregnancy in a clear, concise, and practical fashion. The book is organized so that it can either be read cover to cover for a comprehensive tutorial or be kept desk side as a reference to the ectopic pregnancies. Each chapter introduces a number of related ectopic pregnancy and its diagnosis, treatment and co-morbidities supported by examples. Included chapters bring together valuable materials in the form of extended clinical knowledge from practice to clinic features.

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Ectopic PregnancyModern Diagnosis and ManagementEdited by Michael Kamrava

Published: October 26th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/646

ISBN: 978-953-307-648-5

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6535-4

Copyright year: 2011

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66863 Total Chapter Downloads

7 Crossref Citations

9 Web of Science Citations

21 Dimensions Citations


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1. Differential Diagnosis of Ectopic Pregnancy - Morbidity and Mortality

By Panagiotis Tsikouras, Marina Dimitraki, Alexandros Ammari, Sofia Bouchlariotou, Stefanos Zervoudis, Panagiotis Oikonomidis, Constantinos Zakas, Theodoros Mylonas, Anastasios Liberis, Vasileios Liberis and Georgios Maroulis


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2. Tubal Damage, Infertility and Tubal Ectopic Pregnancy: Chlamydia trachomatis and Other Microbial Aetiologies

By Louise M. Hafner and Elise S. Pelzer


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3. Ectopic Pregnancy and Assisted Reproductive Technologies: A Systematic Review

By Anastasia Velalopoulou, Dimitrios Peschos, Mynbaev Ospan, Eliseeva Marina, Ioannis Verginadis, Yannis Simos, Tsirkas Panagiotis, Spyridon Karkabounas, Vicky Kalfakakou, Angelos Evangelou and Ioannis P. Kosmas


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4. Hysteroscopic Endometrial Embryo Delivery (HEED)

By M.M. Kamrava, L. Tran and J.L. Hall


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5. Ectopic Pregnancy Following Reconstructive, Organ-Preserving Microsurgery in Tubal Infertility

By Cordula Schippert, Philipp Soergel and Guillermo-José Garcia-Rocha


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6. Persistent Ectopic Pregnancy After Laparoscopic Linear Salpingostomy for Tubal Pregnancy: Prevention and Early Detection

By Shigeo Akira, Takashi Abe and Toshiyuki Takeshita


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7. Management and Outcome of Ectopic Pregnancy in Developing Countries

By Buowari Yvonne Dabota


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8. Clinical Application of One-Step Diagnosis for Ectopic Pregnancy by HCG Ratio: Hemoperitoneum Versus Venous Serum

By Yu-dong Wang, Wei-wei Cheng and Xiao-ping Wan


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9. Inhibins and Activins as Possible Marker of Ectopic Pregnancy

By Blazej Meczekalski and Agnieszka Podfigurna-Stopa


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10. Term Extra-Uterine Pregnancy

By Ismail A. Al-Badawi, Osama Al Omar and Togas Tulandi


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11. Clinical Treatment of Unruptured Ectopic Pregnancy

By Julio Elito Junior


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12. MTX Could Be First-Line Therapy Even in Cases Where hCG Level is Greater than 5,000 IU/ml

By Yoshiki Yamashita, Sousuke Katoh, Yoko Yoshida, Satoe Fujiwara, Sachiko Kawabe, Mika Hayashi, Atsushi Hayashi, Yoshito Terai and Masahide Ohmichi


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13. The Treatment of Ectopic Pregnancy with Laparoscopy-Assisted Local Injection of Chemotherapeutic Agents

By Ching-Hui Chen, Peng-Hui Wang, Li-Hsuan Chiu and Wei-Min Liu


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14. Fertility-Preserving Surgery for Cervical Ectopic Pregnancy, from Past to Present

By Seiryu Kamoi, Nao Iwasaki and Toshiyuki Takeshita


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15. Modern Management of Cornual Ectopic Pregnancy

By Maged Shendy and Rami Atalla


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