An analysis of ectopic pregnancies following in vitro fertilisation treatment in a 10-year period.

@article{Ng1998AnAO,
  title={An analysis of ectopic pregnancies following in vitro fertilisation treatment in a 10-year period.},
  author={Ernest Hung Yu Ng and William Shu Biu Yeung and William Wai Ki So and Pak Chung Ho},
  journal={Journal of obstetrics and gynaecology : the journal of the Institute of Obstetrics and Gynaecology},
  year={1998},
  volume={18 4},
  pages={359-64}
}
Of clinical pregnancies in our in vitro fertilisation (IVF) programme, 5.4% were ectopic and 0.85% of clinical pregnancies (15% of ectopic pregnancies) were heterotopic. Ectopic pregnancies were more common after IVF/embryotransfer (ET) than frozen embryotransfer (FET). Although there was a suggestion that tubal factors were more common in those with ectopic pregnancies, the difference did not reach statistical significance. No relationship existed with regard to the ovarian stimulation regimen… CONTINUE READING