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Table 3 Studies on expectant management on IPs

From: The diagnosis and management of interstitial ectopic pregnancies: a review

Article Location No. of cases Patient age (years) Gestation (weeks) Diameter of GS (mm) Foetal cardiac activity present β-hCG Comments
Cassik et al. 2005 [14] King’s College Hospital (London, UK)
[December 1996 to March 2003]
7 N/A 7 (4–13) N/A 0 1799 (438–11,460) 71% success rate ((95%CI 29–96)
No significant differences in success rates between the three different management options (P > 0.05)
Poon et al. 2014 [18] King’s College Hospital (London, UK)
[January 2004 to April 2013]
19 31.26 (18–42) 10.1 19.0 (9–49) 0 3468.0 (157–89,968) Overall success rate 89.5% (n = 17)
Two failed cases were subsequently treated with MTX. No cases of uterine rupture.
Median follow-up 50.6 days