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Dizygotic twin pregnancy after transfer of one embryo.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20850717     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
OBJECTIVE: To consider the risk of intercourse without contraception during infertility treatment.
DESIGN: Case report.
SETTING: Leiden University Medical Center.
PATIENT(S): An infertile couple underwent IVF for tubal pathology.
INTERVENTION(S): Transfer of one embryo during a natural cycle.
MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE(S): Human leukocyte antigen typing, histochemical analysis of the fetal membranes, neonatal and maternal clinical outcomes.
RESULT(S): A dizygotic twin pregnancy was confirmed after birth by human leukocyte antigen typing of both fetuses and mother and by histochemical analysis of the dividing fetal membranes. This suggests a pregnancy of concurrent IVF and spontaneous conception. Pregnancy was complicated by preeclampsia and intrauterine growth retardation of both fetuses.
CONCLUSION(S): We state that couples should abstain from intercourse without contraception during infertility treatment to prevent multiple gestation and its related complications for mother and fetuses.
Authors:
Marie-Louise van der Hoorn; Frans Helmerhorst; Frans Claas; Sicco Scherjon
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-09-20
Journal Detail:
Title:  Fertility and sterility     Volume:  95     ISSN:  1556-5653     ISO Abbreviation:  Fertil. Steril.     Publication Date:  2011 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-01-24     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372772     Medline TA:  Fertil Steril     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  805.e1-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2011 American Society for Reproductive Medicine. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands.
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