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Intratubal Methotrexate versus Laparoscopic Salpingotomy

Anisha Kellogg

Citation Information : Kellogg A. Intratubal Methotrexate versus Laparoscopic Salpingotomy. World J Lap Surg 2009; 2 (2):18-21.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10007-1019

Published Online: 01-12-2011

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2009; The Author(s).



Though laparoscopic salpingotomy is the preferred conservative surgery of choice in patients desirous of future fertility, the management of ectopic pregnancy has changed extensively. Other modalities like medical management with Methotrexate are being reviewed for conservative management of tubal pregnancy.


To compare intratubal Methotrexate instillation with laparoscopic salpingotomy for conservative management of tubal pregnancy.


A literature review was conducted using search engines Google, Highwire press. Success rate after treatment and future reproductive outcome were analyzed.


Laparoscopic salpingotomy was more superior to with Methotrexate as conservative treatment of ectopic pregnancy.

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