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Successful pregnancy following transfer of frozen-thawed embryos in a patient with pseudomyxoma peritonei who underwent peritonectomy and bilateral oophorectomy.
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PMID:  22523631     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Pseudomyxoma peritonei is a rare, chronic relapsing disease in which tumor cells in the abdomen produce excessive mucin with a significant mortality rate. We describe a young unmarried nulligrava who underwent fertility preservation by in vitro fertilisation and embryo cryopreservation prior to radical surgery and adjuvant chemotherapy. Pregnancy was achieved, although complicated by obstructive uropathy. She delivered a healthy infant at 32 weeks' gestation. The few descriptions of fertility and pregnancy outcome in pseudomyxoma peritonei that appear in the literature are reviewed.
Authors:
Ido Laskov; Nadav Michaan; Ariel Many; Ami Amit; Foad Azem
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2012-04-03
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of gynecologic oncology     Volume:  23     ISSN:  2005-0399     ISO Abbreviation:  J Gynecol Oncol     Publication Date:  2012 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-04-23     Completed Date:  2012-08-23     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101483150     Medline TA:  J Gynecol Oncol     Country:  Korea (South)    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  129-32     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Lis Maternity Hospital, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv University Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv, Israel.
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