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Successful pregnancy in a Swyer syndrome patient with preexisting hypertension.
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PMID:  21782051     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
OBJECTIVE: To report a case of a successful pregnancy and delivery of a patient with 46,XY pure gonadal dysgenesis (Swyer syndrome) and preexisting chronic hypertension who underwent in vitro fertilization (IVF) and embryo transfer (ET).
DESIGN: Case report and review of the literature.
SETTING: 2nd Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Athens, Medical School, "Aretaieion" Hospital. Division of Pediatric-Adolescent Gynecology and Reconstructive Surgery.
PATIENT(S): A 35-year-old woman with Swyer syndrome and chronic idiopathic hypertension.
INTERVENTION(S): Karyotype analysis due to primary amenorrhea; gonadectomy, hormone therapy, investigation of hypertension, IVF using donor oocytes, embryo transfer and caesarean delivery for fetal distress.
MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE(S): Successful pregnancy and live birth.
RESULT(S): We present a rare case of a successful pregnancy of a patient with Swyer syndrome accompanied by idiopathic chronic hypertension.
CONCLUSION(S): A woman with Swyer syndrome, hypoplastic uterus, and chronic hypertension delivered a healthy newborn.
George Creatsas; Efthimios Deligeoroglou; Pantelis Tsimaris; Konstantinos Pantos; Maria Kreatsa
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Fertility and sterility     Volume:  96     ISSN:  1556-5653     ISO Abbreviation:  Fertil. Steril.     Publication Date:  2011 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-07-25     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372772     Medline TA:  Fertil Steril     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e83-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2011. Published by Elsevier Inc.
Division of Pediatric-Adolescent Gynecology and Reconstructive Surgery, 2nd Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Athens, Medical School, "Aretaieion" Hospital, Athens, Greece.
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