Case report. Simultaneous bilateral tubal pregnancy following in-vitro fertilization and embryo transfer
Authors: M Kasum; V Grizelj; V Simunic
Source: Human Reproduction, Volume 13, Number 2, February 1998 , pp. 465-467(3)
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Abstract:A case of simultaneous bilateral tubal pregnancy resulting from in-vitro fertilization and embryo transfer is presented. Repeated transvaginal ultrasound examinations confirmed an intrauterine sac but no fetus. A diagnosis of early missed abortion was incorrectly made and a curettage was performed. The pathological examination showed the presence of decidua and Arias-Stella phenomenon but no chorionic villi. Diagnostic laparoscopy and laparotomy performed 40 days after embryo transfer (eighth week of gestation), revealed bilateral tubal pregnancy. Bilateral salpingectomy was performed.Keywords:bilateral tubal pregnancy/ectopic pregnancy/in-vitro fertilization and embryo transfer
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