Drug Treatment Versus Surgical Treatment for Tubal Ectopic Pregnancy: an Integrative Review


  • Amanda Thaysa de Oliveira Cruz
  • Samara Dourado Matos
  • Maria do Carmo Andrade Duarte de Farias
  • Kamila Nethielly Souza Leite
  • Anne Milane Formiga Bezerra
  • Juliana de Almeida Leandro Bezerra
  • Kevia Katiúcia Santos Bezerra




Objective: To compare characteristics of the clinical and surgical women with ectopic pregnancy fit for both. Method: an integrative review, with retrospective data and quantitative approach, carried out in the electronic database Medical Published- serve of the U.S. National Library of Medicine, PubMed and Scientific Electronic Library Online-SCIELO. Inclusion criteria were published between the years 2005-2015, in national and international journals, be available in Portuguese, English and Spanish in its entirety. The population consisted of 86 articles and extracted 6 studies for the sample. Results: The year of publication was higher in 2014, with 2 posts and the least were the years of 2006, 2008, 2010 and 2012 with 1 item. There was no article in Portuguese, being mostly published in English. Conclusion: restriction studies published in our country makes scientific evidence less applicable to clinical practice in public health.






Obstetrics & Gynecology

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