Misdiagnosis and delayed diagnosis for ectopic and heterotopic pregnancies after in vitro fertilization and embryo transfer

@article{2014MisdiagnosisAD,
  title={Misdiagnosis and delayed diagnosis for ectopic and heterotopic pregnancies after in vitro fertilization and embryo transfer},
  author={Lin-lin Wang 王琳琳 and 薪 XinChen陈 and De-sheng Ye 叶德盛 and Yu-dong Liu 刘玉东 and Yu-xia He 何于夏 and 薇 WeiGuo郭 and Shi-ling Chen 陈士岭},
  journal={Journal of Huazhong University of Science and Technology [Medical Sciences]},
  year={2014},
  volume={34},
  pages={103-107}
}
This study examined the misdiagnosis and delayed diagnosis factors for ectopic pregnancy (EP) and heterotopic pregnancy (HP) after in vitro fertilization and embryo transfer (IVF-ET) in an attempt to reduce the diagnostic error. Clinical data of patients who underwent IVF-ET treatment and had clinical pregnancy from 12463 cycles were retrospectively analyzed. Their findings of serum β-hCG test and transvaginal ultrasonography were also obtained during follow-up. These patients were divided into… CONTINUE READING