Korean J Obstet Gynecol.  2012 Apr;55(4):274-277. 10.5468/KJOG.2012.55.4.274.

Successful conservative management of a viable Cesarean scar pregnancy: A case report

  • 1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea. jyhsyk@snu.ac.kr
  • 2Institute of Reproductive Medicine and Population, Medical Research Center, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea.


Cesarean scar pregnancy is the one of the rarest forms of ectopic pregnancy and is associated with severe complications, such as uncontrollable bleeding and uterine rupture. However optimal treatment has not been established. We present here a case of ectopic pregnancy in the previous Cesarean scar treated successfully by uterine artery embolization in combination with subsequent intra-cardiac potassium chloride and intra-sac methotrexate injection without surgical or invasive intervention at 9+3 weeks' gestational age.


Cesarean scar pregnancy; Potassium chloride; Methotrexate; Uterine artery embolization
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