Transmyometrial embryo transfer after difficult immediate mock transcervical transfer.

Abstract:

OBJECTIVE:To evaluate the place of ultrasound-directed transvaginal transmyometrial ET in a protocol using both the transcervical and transmyometrial routes in a step-wise fashion. DESIGN:A prospective descriptive clinical study. SETTING:A university-based assisted conception unit. PATIENTS:Thirteen patients who had difficult or impossible mock transcervical ET immediately before the real transfer. INTERVENTION:Ultrasound-directed transvaginal transmyometrial ET. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES:Pregnancy and clinical pregnancy. RESULTS:Four patients became pregnant, including three with clinical pregnancies. CONCLUSIONS:In cases in which transcervical ET isd difficult or impossible, transvaginal transmyometrial ET is a viable option. The use of mock transcervical ET immediately before the real transfer would identify patients needing transmyometrial ET.

journal_name

Fertil Steril

journal_title

Fertility and sterility

authors

Sharif K,Afnan M,Lenton W,Bilalis D,Hunjan M,Khalaf Y

subject

Has Abstract

pub_date

1996-05-01 00:00:00

pages

1071-4

issue

5

eissn

0015-0282

issn

1556-5653

pii

S0015-0282(16)58292-2

journal_volume

65

pub_type

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