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Fertil Steril. 2009 Jul;92(1):394.e17-9. doi: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2009.03.043. Epub 2009 Apr 28.

Two interesting cases of ovarian pregnancy after in vitro fertilization-embryo transfer and its successful laparoscopic management.

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  • 1Fertility Research Centre, G G Hospital, Chennai, India. drpriya@gghospital.in

Abstract

OBJECTIVE:

To report two interesting and rare cases of ovarian pregnancies, after IVF-embryo transfer, and their successful laparoscopic management.

DESIGN:

Case report.

SETTING:

Fertility Research Centre, G G Hospital, Chennai, India.

PATIENT(S):

Two patients with primary infertility.

INTERVENTION(S):

Detection of ovarian pregnancy.

MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE(S):

Early detection and successful laparoscopic management.

RESULT(S):

Pregnancy outcome following IVF-ET, early detection of ovarian ectopic pregnancy and successful laparoscopic management.

CONCLUSION(S):

The women who conceive after IVF-embryo transfer are at a significantly higher risk of ectopic pregnancy. Although ovarian ectopic pregnancy is a rare event, the clinician should always keep the possibility in mind as the condition can be easily missed.

PMID:
19403128
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