Vascular endothelial growth factor and β-human chorionic gonadotropin are associated with trophoblastic invasion into the tubal wall in ectopic pregnancy.

@article{Cabar2010VascularEG,
  title={Vascular endothelial growth factor and β-human chorionic gonadotropin are associated with trophoblastic invasion into the tubal wall in ectopic pregnancy.},
  author={F{\'a}bio Roberto Cabar and Pedro Paulo Gomes Pereira and Regina Schultz and Rossana Pulcineli Vieira Francisco and Marcelo Zugaib},
  journal={Fertility and sterility},
  year={2010},
  volume={94 5},
  pages={1595-600}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the association between the depth of trophoblastic penetration into the tubal wall with serum concentrations of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) and β-hCG and to assess its predictive value. DESIGN Prospective study. SETTING Tertiary care university hospital. PATIENT(S) Thirty patients with ampullary pregnancy undergoing… CONTINUE READING