The authors conducted a follow-up study of the randomized, controlled Hypertension and Preeclampsia Intervention Trial At Term II (HYPITAT-II), in which 704 women diagnosed with late preterm (34-37 weeks) hypertensive disorders in pregnancy (gestational hypertension, chronic hypertension, or mild preeclampsia) were randomly assigned to immediate delivery or expectant management
Efficacy and safety of a clinical protocol for expectant management
of selected women diagnosed with a tubal ectopic pregnancy.
compared medical, surgical, and expectant management
and they found equal efficacy.
Conservative management, where the placenta is left in situ, can include expectant management
, methotrexate administration, uterine artery embolisation (UAE), or a combination of these modalities.
Irish and New Zealand midwives' expertise in expectant management
of the third stage of labour: the 'MEET' study.
The contralateral tube patency levels were 91%, 87% and 83.3%, following methotrexate treatment, expectant management
and salpingectomy/salpingotomy, respectively (Table 1).
of early pregnancy failure has been practiced since 1995 but with a controversy due to a wide range of results (25-76%) and low patient acceptability due to anxiety and uncertain amount of time till expulsion3.
Surgery (complete excision or incision and drainage), corticosteroids, immunosuppressant therapy and expectant management
are some of the treatment strategies which have been described in literature.
Term angular pregnancy: Successful expectant management
. J Obstet Gynaecol Res.
In a review by Lee et al., the authors advocate expectant management
for blunt trauma to the extratemporal facial nerve, stating that surgery should only be considered if there is no recovery after 6 months .
In the absence of clinical indications for delivery, consider expectant management
in women with premature rupture of membranes in late preterm stages (34 weeks to 36 weeks, 6 days).
Induction of labor and expectant management
is a serious challenge in these patients.