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Table 4 Primary and secondary treatment of interstitial pregnancy with elective UAE

From: Elective uterine artery embolization prior to laparoscopic resection of interstitial pregnancy: two cases and literature review

Author N Initial β-hCG Initial treatment β-hCG pre- UAE Treatment Hospital stay Negative β-hCG Complications Success
Valsky et al. [30] 1 11,695 MTX + UAE N/A 5 1/1
Takeda et al. [31] 1 95,365 UAE + CR 8 6 1/1
Krissi et al. [32] 9 1667–46,923 UAE + S/LMTX 13 8 9/9
Takeda et al. [33] 1 44,917 UAE + TE + SMTX N/A 13 1/1
Ophir et al. [34] 1 33,689 SMTX 51,098 UAE 7 8 1/1
Deruelle et al. [35] 1 17,785 SMTX 20,458 UAE 6 10 1/1
Yang et al. [17] 1 29,454 SMTX 35,654 UAE 6 4 1/1
Tamarit et al. [36] 2 4394–8970 SMTX 8689–10,164 UAE + LMTX 1 10 2/2
Berretta et al. [37] 1 49,997 SMTX 59,494 UAE 11 10 1/1
Hiersch et al. [25] 5 15,383 SMTX N/A UAE + LMTX N/A N/A Transfusion 1/5 Rupture 2/5 3/5
  1. N number of cases, β-hCG mIU/ml, S/LMTX systemic/local methotrexate, UAE uterine artery embolization, CR cornual resection (laparoscopic), TE transcervical evacuation (under laparoscopic guidance), hospital stay days, negative β-hCG weeks