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Indian Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology Research


Intra-cardiac feticide injection for cervical ectopic pregnancy less than 10 weeks of gestation: A case report and review of literature


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Case Report

Author Details : Ayman Shehata Dawood*, Manal Abdraoof Farahat

Volume : 6, Issue : 2, Year : 2019

Article Page : 233-236


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Abstract

Objective: To report a case of cervical ectopic managed by intra-cardiac injection of potassium chloride to terminate pregnancy.
Design: Case Report .
Patient: A 24-year-old G2P1+0, presented with vaginal bleeding. Cervical pregnancy (7 weeks+4 days) was diagnosed by transvaginal ultrasound.
Intervention: Intra-cardiac injection of (KCL) was done plus intra-amniotic injection of methotrexate under ultrasound guidance.
Outcomes: Safe pregnancy termination and uterine preservation.
Results: Pregnancy was terminated successfully, without complications or side effects.
Conclusion: Intra-cardiac injection of KCL appears to be an effective and safe method in termination of cervical ectopic pregnancy less than 10 weeks.

Keywords: Cervical ectopic, Intra-cardiac feticide, Potassium Chloride, Methotrexate.

Doi : 10.18231/j.ijogr.2019.054

How to cite : Dawood A S, Farahat M A, Intra-cardiac feticide injection for cervical ectopic pregnancy less than 10 weeks of gestation: A case report and review of literature. Indian J Obstet Gynecol Res 2019;6(2):233-236

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