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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In adjusted analyses, the most important independent risk factor for an ectopic pregnancy was tubal factor infertility, which more than doubled the risk (odds ratio, 2.
Inform women about the possibility of PID and that PID can cause tubal damage leading to ectopic pregnancy or infertility, or infrequently can necessitate hysterectomy, or cause death.
Due to high level of [beta]-HCG, gestational trophoblastic neoplasm was considered in differential diagnosis besides ectopic pregnancy and it resulted in gyneco-oncology consultation.
One of the surgical patients received a third dose of methotrexate, and eventually had a laparoscopic salpingostomy for an unruptured ectopic pregnancy.
Ectopic pregnancy accounts for 2% of all pregnancies, as last reported by the U.
At no stage was the ectopic pregnancy diagnosed and at no stage was she treated for it.
DEDICATED services for women who have an ectopic pregnancy or are at risk of miscarriage should be set up within the NHS, according to a new guideline published today.
We found that the group of women who had a first ectopic pregnancy had the lowest delivery rate and total number of pregnancies over the following 20-30 years when compared with the other groups, and also lower rates of miscarriages and abortions.
In your opinion, what factors have hindered the discovery or validation of an ectopic pregnancy biomarker?
The incidence of an ectopic pregnancy is one in fifty pregnancies in the United States; however, pregnancy in a woman post tubal ligation is more likely to be an ectopic pregnancy compared to the general population.
Differential considerations at this time were threatened or spontaneous abortion and recurrence of ectopic pregnancy.
Ectopic pregnancy is a potentially life-threatening condition in which the fertilized egg implants outside the uterus.