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Multiple gestation in a unicornuate uterus. A case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9252939     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
BACKGROUND: Uterine anomalies in the obstetric population have been reported to occur in 0.1-3.2% of patients, and the unicornuate uterus constitutes only 1-2% of these anomalies. CASE: A 35 year-old woman with known unicornuate uterus became pregnant with twins after controlled ovarian hyperstimulation and intrauterine insemination. The pregnancy was complicated by cervical incompetence, premature labor, dysfunctional labor, the need for cesarean delivery and postpartum uterine atony. CONCLUSION: This is the third reported successful outcome of multiple gestation following the use of assisted reproductive technologies in a patient with a unicornuate uterus. The presence of this müllerian anomaly should not be considered an absolute contraindication to the use of superovulation when treating infertility.
Authors:
M Nahra-Lynch; R C Toffle
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of reproductive medicine     Volume:  42     ISSN:  0024-7758     ISO Abbreviation:  J Reprod Med     Publication Date:  1997 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-09-23     Completed Date:  1997-09-23     Revised Date:  2005-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0173343     Medline TA:  J Reprod Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  451-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, West Virginia University, Morgantown, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Cervix Uteri / surgery
Cesarean Section
Female
Humans
Insemination, Artificial, Homologous*
Obstetric Labor, Premature
Ovulation Induction
Pregnancy
Pregnancy, Multiple*
Tocolysis
Twins
Uterine Cervical Incompetence / complications,  surgery
Uterine Diseases / complications,  therapy
Uterus / abnormalities*

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