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A rare case report: ovarian heterotopic pregnancy after in vitro fertilization.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20362282     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
OBJECTIVE: To report a case of ovarian heterotopic pregnancy after an IVF cycle.
DESIGN: Case report.
SETTING: Reproductive medicine unit, Christian Medical College Hospital, Vellore, India.
PATIENT(S): A woman with an ovarian heterotopic pregnancy.
INTERVENTION(S): Laparoscopic removal of ovarian ectopic pregnancy.
MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE(S): Early detection and successful treatment of heterotopic pregnancy.
RESULT(S): Successful laparoscopic management of ovarian pregnancy resulting in a single viable ongoing intrauterine pregnancy.
CONCLUSION(S): Clinicians need to be aware of such rare and potentially fatal presentations after IVF, because early diagnosis and management in these cases can yield a favorable outcome.
Mohan S Kamath; T K Aleyamma; K Muthukumar; Ramani M Kumar; Korula George
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Comment; Journal Article     Date:  2010-04-01
Journal Detail:
Title:  Fertility and sterility     Volume:  94     ISSN:  1556-5653     ISO Abbreviation:  Fertil. Steril.     Publication Date:  2010 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-09-27     Completed Date:  2010-11-03     Revised Date:  2010-12-22    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372772     Medline TA:  Fertil Steril     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1910.e9-11     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2010 American Society for Reproductive Medicine. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Reproductive Medicine Unit, Christian Medical College Hospital, Vellore, India.
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MeSH Terms
Corpus Luteum / injuries,  ultrasonography
Diagnosis, Differential
Fertilization in Vitro*
Pregnancy Complications / surgery,  ultrasonography*
Pregnancy, Ectopic / surgery,  ultrasonography*
Rupture / ultrasonography
Treatment Outcome
Comment On:
Fertil Steril. 2010 Aug;94(3):e49; author reply e50   [PMID:  20576263 ]

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