Conservative therapy of interstitial pregnancy in deep infiltrative endometriosis

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This article summarizes data on the prevalence, risk factors and the role of external genital endometriosis in the development of ectopic pregnancy. The existing algorithms for the use of conservative therapy of ectopic pregnancy of rare localizations are discussed. The authors presented a clinical case of using methotrexate in the treatment of a patient with infiltrative endometriosis and trophoblast persistence after laparoscopic removal of interstitial tubal pregnancy.


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Armine R. Khachaturyan

The Research Institute of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductology named after D.O. Ott; Saint Petersburg State University

Author for correspondence.
Email: armine2709@mail.ru
ORCID iD: 0000-0003-2141-6307
SPIN-code: 2691-3910

Russian Federation, Saint Petersburg

MD, PhD, Senior Researcher. The Department of Gynecology and Endocrinology; Associate Professor. The Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, the Faculty of Medicine

Maria I. Yarmolinskaya

The Research Institute of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductology named after D.O. Ott; North-Western State Medical University named after I.I. Mechnikov

Email: m.yarmolinskaya@gmail.com
ORCID iD: 0000-0002-6551-4147
SPIN-code: 3686-3605
Scopus Author ID: 7801562649
ResearcherId: P-2183-2014

Russian Federation, Saint Petersburg

MD, PhD, DSci (Medicine), Professor, Professor of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Head of the Department of Gynecology and Endocrinology, Head of the Diagnostics and Treatment of Endometriosis Center; Professor. The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Anna A. Tsypurdeyeva

The Research Institute of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductology named after D.O. Ott; Saint Petersburg State University

Email: tsypurdeevan@mail.ru
ORCID iD: 0000-0001-7774-2094
SPIN-code: 5208-9707

Russian Federation, Saint Petersburg

MD, PhD, Head of the Department of Gynecology with the Operating Unit; Associate Professor. The Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, the Faculty of Medicine

Eduard N. Popov

AVA-PETER Ltd.

Email: tsypurdeevan@mail.ru
ORCID iD: 0000-0001-8671-3551
ResearcherId: K-2802-2018

Russian Federation, Saint Petersburg

MD, Head of the Department of Operative Gynecology

Alexandra I. Rudikova

The Research Institute of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductology named after D.O. Ott

Email: dancermaster93@mail.ru
ORCID iD: 0000-0002-3505-8240

Russian Federation, Saint Petersburg

Resident

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