Case report: Conservative treatment of cervico-isthmic heterotopic pregnancy by fine needle aspiration for selective embryo reduction

Bih Chwen Hsieh, Kok M. Seow, Jiann-Loung Hwang, Yu Hung Lin, Lee W. Huang, Heng J. Chen, Chii Ruey Tzeng

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Abstract

An unusual case of a heterotopic cervico-isthmic pregnancy after IVF treatment occurred in a 34-year-old woman. Transvaginal ultrasound-guided aspiration of the gestational sac for embryo reduction was safely used to manage the pregnancy and preserve the intrauterine fetus.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)803-805
Number of pages3
JournalReproductive BioMedicine Online
Volume17
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2008

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Heterotopic Pregnancy
Multifetal Pregnancy Reduction
Fine Needle Biopsy
Gestational Sac
Pregnancy
Fetus
Conservative Treatment
Therapeutics

Keywords

  • Cervico-isthmic pregnancy
  • Embryo aspiration
  • Heterotopic pregnancy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Developmental Biology
  • Reproductive Medicine

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Case report : Conservative treatment of cervico-isthmic heterotopic pregnancy by fine needle aspiration for selective embryo reduction. / Hsieh, Bih Chwen; Seow, Kok M.; Hwang, Jiann-Loung; Lin, Yu Hung; Huang, Lee W.; Chen, Heng J.; Tzeng, Chii Ruey.

In: Reproductive BioMedicine Online, Vol. 17, No. 6, 12.2008, p. 803-805.

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Hsieh, Bih Chwen ; Seow, Kok M. ; Hwang, Jiann-Loung ; Lin, Yu Hung ; Huang, Lee W. ; Chen, Heng J. ; Tzeng, Chii Ruey. / Case report : Conservative treatment of cervico-isthmic heterotopic pregnancy by fine needle aspiration for selective embryo reduction. In: Reproductive BioMedicine Online. 2008 ; Vol. 17, No. 6. pp. 803-805.
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