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Aminimoghaddam S, Omranipoor A. Successful treatment using Actinomycin D in a case of methotrexate-resistant ectopic pregnancy: A case report. Med J Islam Repub Iran. 2019; 33 (1) :605-607
URL: http://mjiri.iums.ac.ir/article-1-5693-en.html
Department of Gynecology Oncology, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran , Aminimoghaddam.s@iums.ac.ir
Abstract:   (1417 Views)
    Ectopic pregnancy is an urgent clinical condition that represents a serious hazard to reproductive power, and thus threatens womanchr('39')s health. Commonly, methotrexate is considered for early resolution of placental tissue. Despite its potential advantages such as minimizing hospitalization and quick recovery, its high skin and gastrointestinal side-effects and requiring time monitoring may limit its application. Recently, high effectiveness of the single-agent chemotherapy agents, such as Actinomycin D, has been suggested. Herein, a case of methotrexate-resistant EP that was successfully treated with Actinomycin D was described.
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Type of Study: case report | Subject: Gynecology & Obstetrics

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