Successful pregnancy in vitrified/warmed blastocyst intrafallopian transfer

Capsule:
Blastocyst intrafallopian transfer is a feasible option in cases of repeated difficult ETs, regardless of whether the patient shows cervical adhesions or any type of genital malformations.

Authors:
Gernot Tews, M.D., Omar Shebl, M.D., Marianne Moser, Ph.D., Thomas Ebner, Ph.D.
Volume 98, Issue 1 , Pages 52-54, July 2012

Objective:
To analyze whether the use of blastocyst intrafallopian transfer is a feasible option in a case of repeated difficult ET.

Design:
Case report.

Setting:
Public hospital.

Patient(s):
Forty-year-old nulliparous patient.

Intervention(s):
Transfer of two vitrified/warmed blastocysts into the right tube by means of laparoscopy.

Main Outcome Measure(s):
Successful ET, clinical pregnancy.

Result(s):
Successful ET procedure resulting in positive ß-hCG and clinical pregnancy.

Conclusion(s):
In cases of repeated difficult ETs (regardless of whether the patient shows cervical adhesions or any type of genital malformations), blastocyst intrafallopian transfer can be a successful alternative approach.

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