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NICE guidance on ectopic pregnancy and miscarriage are a serious concern

In December NICE published their guidance on ectopic pregnancy and miscarriage. A summary of these was also published in the British Medical Journal¬†¬†It is fair to say that they were disappointing on many levels. It is worth quoting the view … Continue reading

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How are tubal ectopic pregnancies treated?

  Like people, every ectopic pregnancy is different and so not all treatments are appropriate for all ectopic pregnancies. In general terms the treatment can be divided into three approaches: Expectant management where no treatment is given and we wait … Continue reading

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What is an ectopic pregnancy?

When speaking to patients the term “ectopic pregnancy” is known to most of them – although they are not always clear on exactly what it is. The diagram on the left is a schematic of the uterus, tubes and ovaries. … Continue reading

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