Cervical pregnancy treated with UAE+MTX and related literature review

Shi-lei Bi, Li-zi Zhang, Jia Chen

Abstract


Objective: Cervical pregnancy is a rare and dangerous type of ectopic pregnancy that gestational sac plants in cervical canal. It is  whose incidence less than 1% [1]. It may cause dangerous bleeding and even threaten the lives of patients without correct diagnosis and timely treatment. And removal of the uterus in patients is required under emergency circumstances, which is undoubtedly devastating blow for the primipara. Currently there is no unified consensus on the best treatment for cervical pregnancy. And there are no adequate randomized controlled trials in the relevant literature. The effectiveness of intervention embolization therapy is not yet clear. The article reported one case of cervical pregnancy successfully treated by employing UAE + MTX and reviewed related literature to enhance awareness of the disease to avoid forced removal of the uterus.


Keywords


cervical pregnancy; Uterine artery embolization;MTX

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14725/gjcr.v3n2a1577

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Global Journal of Clinical Report  

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