ectopic pregnancy

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ectopic pregnancy

[ek¦täp·ik ′preg·nən·sē]
(medicine)
Embryonic development outside the uterus, usually within the Fallopian tube.
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Ectopic pregnancies are less common, affecting just 1 in 100 and it is not uncommon for a women to not recognise her symptoms because she doesn't know she is pregnant.
Although prompt administration of the drug is standard practice, investigators from Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center found that about 40% of ectopic pregnancies resolved on their own without any treatment.
Management of ectopic pregnancies complicating in vitro fertilization: a remarkable case of bilateral ectopic pregnancy with independent courses of the pregnancies].
In Europe and North America, the incidence of ectopic pregnancies is 1-2% of all pregnancies.
As ovarian ectopic pregnancies are exceedingly rare, demonstrating an intra-ovarian location confirms a corpus luteum and essentially excludes an ectopic mass.
7-10-fold increased risk of further ectopic pregnancies," said Dr Line Lund Karhus (MD), a research student in the Gynaecological Clinic at the Rigshospitalet in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Tom Bourne: In our unit, the majority of ectopic pregnancies are diagnosed with TVS.
Ectopic pregnancies may resolve by spontaneous tubal abortion expelling the pregnancy without complications, but frequently, pain, bleeding, and hemorrhagic shock are associated.
Done on 20 cases of intrauterine and 14 cases of ectopic pregnancies and gaining 65% specificity and 50% sensitivity for creatine kinase in the diagnosis of ectopic pregnancy.
SCIENTISTS have discovered why women who smoke have a higher risk of developing ectopic pregnancies, a new study revealed.
In rare cases, ectopic pregnancies can occur inside the ovary, in the stomach area, or the cervix.
Ectopic pregnancies occur when a fertilised egg implants outside of the womb, usually in the fallopian tube.