Heterotopic pregnancy in a spontaneous cycle: do not forget about it!

@article{Ludwig1999HeterotopicPI,
  title={Heterotopic pregnancy in a spontaneous cycle: do not forget about it!},
  author={Michael A. Ludwig and Malise Kaisi and Otmar Bauer and Klaus Diedrich},
  journal={European journal of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive biology},
  year={1999},
  volume={87 1},
  pages={91-3}
}
Heterotopic pregnancies are estimated to be less frequent than 1:30000 if no assisted reproduction technologies (ART) are performed. After ART this entity is more frequent and in the range of 1:100. In the case reported here an ectopic pregnancy was detected in the right fallopian tube at 7+ 1 weeks of gestation. It was misdiagnosed as an ectopic singleton, and treated by laparoscopic salpingectomy, because of a previous ectopic in the same tube. Rising hCG after laparoscopy during the… CONTINUE READING

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