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Ectopic pregnancy rates after in vitro fertilization: a look at the donor egg population.
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PMID:  19524897     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In an 8-year review of ectopic pregnancy (EP) rates in donor egg recipients and standard patients undergoing in vitro fertilization-embryo transfer (IVF-ET) at a large university-based program, we report an EP rate of 0.6% in donor egg recipients and 0.9% in standard IVF patients, a difference that is not statistically significant. Donor egg recipients were found to have a significantly lower incidence of tubal disease compared with standard IVF patients; however, tubal disease was not found to be an independent risk factor for EP in our practice, perhaps owing to aggressive management of tubal disease.
Elana R Rosman; Debbra A Keegan; Lewis Krey; Mengling Liu; Frederick Licciardi; Jamie A Grifo
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2009-06-13
Journal Detail:
Title:  Fertility and sterility     Volume:  92     ISSN:  1556-5653     ISO Abbreviation:  Fertil. Steril.     Publication Date:  2009 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-11-02     Completed Date:  2009-11-23     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372772     Medline TA:  Fertil Steril     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1791-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
New York University Fertility Center, New York, New York 10016, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Embryo Transfer / methods
Fertilization in Vitro / statistics & numerical data*
Oocyte Donation / statistics & numerical data
Pregnancy Rate
Pregnancy, Ectopic / epidemiology*,  etiology
Retrospective Studies
Risk Factors
Time Factors
Tissue Donors* / statistics & numerical data

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