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Laparoscopic treatment of interstitial twin pregnancy.
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PMID:  19410246     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
OBJECTIVE: To describe a conservative management by laparoscopy of an unusual interstitial twin pregnancy. DESIGN: Case report. SETTING: University hospital. PATIENT(S): A 27-year-old woman, pregnant at 6th week of amenorrhea with interstitial twin pregnancy. INTERVENTION(S): The woman was submitted to two- and three-dimensional transvaginal ultrasound and to diagnostic hysteroscopy. Subsequently, we performed a laparoscopic procedure: conical exeresis of the uterine cornu using a monopolar hook without involving the uterine cavity. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE(S): Conservation of the uterus, fertility preservation. RESULT(S): Successful conservative treatment of interstitial twin pregnancy. CONCLUSION(S): Conservative laparoscopic surgery can be used successfully in hemodynamically stable patients with an interstitial pregnancy.
Paolo Casadio; Guido Formelli; Emanuela Spagnolo; Denise De Angelis; Elena Marra; Francesca Armillotta; Nunzio Salfi; Tullio Ghi; Susanna Giunchi; Maria Cristina Meriggiola; Anna Myriam Perrone; Giuseppe Pelusi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2009-05-01
Journal Detail:
Title:  Fertility and sterility     Volume:  92     ISSN:  1556-5653     ISO Abbreviation:  Fertil. Steril.     Publication Date:  2009 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-06-29     Completed Date:  2009-07-29     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372772     Medline TA:  Fertil Steril     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  390.e13-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospital of Bologna, Policlinico S.Orsola-Malpighi, Via Massarenti 13, Bologna, Italy.
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MeSH Terms
Image Processing, Computer-Assisted
Laparoscopy / methods*
Pregnancy Trimester, First
Uterus / surgery
Vagina / ultrasonography

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