Gonadotropin releasing hormone and gonadotropin releasing hormone receptor are expressed at tubal ectopic pregnancy implantation sites

Wednesday, June 1, 2016
This study discusses the expression of gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) and its receptor at tubal ectopic pregnancy implantation sites, and investigates the role of GnRH and a GnRH antagonist in regulating trophoblastic BeWo cell viability.

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Occult abnormal pregnancies after first post embryo transfer serum β hCG levels of 1 0 5 0 mIU mL

Friday, April 1, 2016
A first post–embryo transfer serum beta-human chorionic gonadotropin level of 1.0–5.0 mIU/mL may not exclude pregnancy and is associated with poor outcomes compared with a level <1.0 mIU/mL. Serial testing may be warranted.

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Following declining human chorionic gonadotropin values in pregnancies of unknown location When is it safe to stop

Friday, April 1, 2016
A human chorionic gonadotropin decline of >85% in 4 days or >95% in 1 week effectively rules out the presence of an ectopic pregnancy.

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Cesarean scar pregnancy A systematic review of treatment studies

Friday, April 1, 2016
Cesarean scar pregnancies are challenging to diagnose and treat owing to the heterogenic appearance and treatment possibilities. This systematic review supports an interventional rather than medical approach.

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Risk factors for ectopic pregnancy in assisted reproductive technology A 6 year single center study

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Authors:
Zhiqin Bu, M.D., Yujing Xiong, M.D., Keyan Wang, M.P.H., Yingpu Sun, M.D., Ph.D.…

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Chlamydia trachomatis immunoglobulin G3 seropositivity is a predictor of reproductive outcomes in infertile women with patent fallopian tubes

Monday, November 30, 2015
Even in the presence of tubal patency, Chlamydia trachomatis immunoglobulin G3 seropositivity is associated with a lower likelihood of pregnancy and an increased risk of ectopic pregnancy.

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Influence of embryo culture medium on incidence of ectopic pregnancy in in vitro fertilization

Monday, November 30, 2015
There is an association between ectopic pregnancy and the culture medium.

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Effect of treatment of a previous ectopic pregnancy on in vitro fertilization intracytoplasmic sperm injection outcomes A retrospective cohort study

Monday, November 30, 2015
This retrospective cohort study demonstrates that a history of ectopic pregnancy carries a higher risk of recurrent ectopic pregnancy after in vitro fertilization– intracytoplasmic sperm injection.

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Elevated serum interleukin 1β levels and interleukin 1β to interleukin 1 receptor antagonist ratio 1 week after embryo transfer are associated with ectopic pregnancy

Thursday, October 29, 2015
Elevated early luteal phase interleukin-1b serum levels and interleukin-1b-to-interleukin-1 receptor antagonist ratio were associated with ectopic pregnancy after an in vitro fertilization cycle.

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Ectopic pregnancy rate increases with the number of retrieved oocytes in autologous in vitro fertilization with non tubal infertility but not donor recipient cycles An analysis of 109140 clinical pregnancies from the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology registry

Tuesday, September 29, 2015
In autologous in vitro fertilization but not in donor/recipient in vitro fertilization cycles, ectopic pregnancy rates are higher in cycles with a higher number of oocytes retrieved.

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Ectopic pregnancy after in vitro fertilization Differences between fresh and frozen-thawed cycles

Monday, June 29, 2015
We discuss how embryo transfers in cycles without ovarian hyperstimulation are associated with lower rates of ectopic pregnancy compared with fresh autologous cycles, which suggests a difference in the uterine environment.

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Pregnancy associated microRNAs in plasma as potential molecular markers of ectopic pregnancy

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
MicroRNAs with cell-free pregnancy have potential as molecular markers for ectopic pregnancy diagnosis.

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Frozen thawed day 5 blastocyst transfer is associated with a lower risk of ectopic pregnancy than day 3 transfer and fresh transfer

Friday, February 27, 2015
Frozen-thawed day 5 blastocyst transfer is associated with a lower ectopic pregnancy rate than frozen- thawed day 3 transfer and fresh transfer in patients undergoing IVF-ET.

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Association between ultrasound findings and serum levels of vascular endothelial growth factor in ampullary pregnancy

Friday, February 27, 2015
In ampullary pregnancies, higher serum levels of VEGF are associated with the ultrasound finding of an embryo with cardiac activity.

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Second dose methotrexate in ectopic pregnancies The role of beta human chorionic gonadotropin

Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Day-1 b-hCG should be used as a predictor for methotrexate treatment success, both in the first and the second injection of methotrexate.

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Ectopic pregnancy rates and racial disparities in the Medicaid population 2004–2008

Friday, August 29, 2014
Ectopic pregnancy rates among Medicaid beneficiaries declined slightly in California, Illinois, and New York in 2000–2008, but African American women face consistently higher rates than whites across 14 diverse states.

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Is frozen embryo transfer cycle associated with a significantly lower incidence of ectopic pregnancy An analysis of more than 30000 cycles

Friday, July 25, 2014
Frozen-thawed embryo transfer has been associated with a significantly lower risk of ectopic pregnancy (EP) compared with fresh cycles. Ovarian stimulation might be associated with an increased risk of EP.

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Human chorionic gonadotropin discriminatory zone in ectopic pregnancy Does assay harmonization matter

Sunday, June 1, 2014
Despite significant differences in human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) concentrations across hCG immunoassays, an hCG discriminatory zone of 1,500–3,500 IU/L can be used for all but one commonly used hCG reagent platform.

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MicroRNAs and implantation

Sunday, June 1, 2014
This review discusses diagnostic and therapeutic roles of miRNA in implantation. Although promising, further research is needed before miRNA are used in clinical practice for identifying and treating implantation failure.

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Long term risk of ectopic pregnancy varies by method of tubal sterilization A whole population study

Thursday, February 20, 2014
Ectopic pregnancy can occur after tubal sterilization, with the greatest risk for women sterilized before the age of 28 years or with laparoscopic electrodestruction or partial salpingectomy.

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Treatment of ectopic pregnancies in 2014 New answers to some old questions

Thursday, February 20, 2014
Management of ectopic pregnancy should be decided based on activity, and subsequent fertility, the woman’s preferences, failure rate, and recovery time are relevant factors in choosing the most appropriate treatment.

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Methotrexate treatment of ectopic pregnancies does not affect ovarian reserve in in vitro fertilization patients

Friday, January 31, 2014
Reflections on "Ovarian reserve and subsequent assisted reproduction outcomes after methotrexate therapy for ectopic pregnancy or pregnancy of unknown location by Hill et al.

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Pregnancies of unknown location after in vitro fertilization minimally invasive management with Karman cannula aspiration

Friday, January 31, 2014
Outpatient management of pregnancies of unknown location using endometrial sampling with a Karman cannula aspiration can obviate the need for methotrexate.

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Slightly lower incidence of ectopic pregnancies in frozen embryo transfer cycles versus fresh in vitro fertilization embryo transfer cycles A retrospective cohort study

Tuesday, December 31, 2013
In a retrospective analysis a slightly, but not significant, lower incidence of ectopic pregnancies was found in frozen ET cycles than in fresh IVF ET cycles.

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Does methotrexate administration for ectopic pregnancy after in vitro fertilization impact ovarian reserve or ovarian responsiveness

Wednesday, November 27, 2013
The IVF cycles before and after methotrexate administration to 66 women were compared. Methotrexate does not compromise ovarian reserve, ovarian responsiveness, or IVF success in subsequent cycles.

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Effect of single dose methotrexate on ovarian reserve in women with ectopic pregnancy

Thursday, October 31, 2013
We studied the effect of single-dose systemic methotrexate treatment on ovarian reserve in ectopic pregnancy and concluded that methotrexate treatment has no effect on short-term ovarian reserve.

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Biomarkers for ectopic pregnancy and pregnancy of unknown location

Monday, March 18, 2013
Novel biomarkers for ectopic pregnancy and/or pregnancy of unknown location could have clinical utility, but none are currently validated. A biomarker test will likely be made of multiple markers and may include newly discovered markers.

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Validation of a clinical risk scoring system based solely on clinical presentation for the management of pregnancy of unknown location

Wednesday, January 2, 2013
A scoring system aid in triage of women at risk for ectopic pregnancy validated in a racially, geographically diverse cohort, with comparable test characteristics for viable intrauterine and nonviable pregnancies.

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Frozen thawed embryo transfer is associated with a significantly reduced incidence of ectopic pregnancy

Thursday, November 29, 2012
The incidence of pregnancy of unknown location and visualized EP were each significantly reduced in transfers of thawed embryos when compared with fresh embryo transfers.

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Significantly lower ectopic pregnancy rates after frozen embryo transfer Implications toward segmentation of in vitro fertilization treatment

Thursday, November 29, 2012
Reflections on "Frozen-thawed embryo transfer is associated with a significantly reduced incidence of ectopic pregnancy" by Shapiro et al.

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