Is D&C always necessary to diagnose ectopic pregnancy?

December 2003
Contemporary OB/GYN;Dec2003, Vol. 48 Issue 12, p97
Academic Journal
The article presents the responses of readers on the need for dilatation and curettage (D&C) of the uterus to diagnose ectopic pregnancy. A reader says selected patients can benefit from methotrexate without undergoing D&C. Another reader says D&C is not a treatment for tubal ectopics.


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