Case Report

Heterotopic pregnancy in natural conception. A case report and literature review

Serafeim Pousias, Vasiliki Thanopoulou, Lazaros Pantelidis, Vasileios Koukloumperis, Dimitrios Koutsogiann

Heterotopic pregnancy is defined as the coexistence of intrauterine and ectopic pregnancy, each one of which might be single or multiple. The incidence is approximately 1: 30,000 pregnancies and most of the times the diagnosis is set after the occurrence of symptoms. In the following article is reported the case of a 33-year old patient presented at the emergency room, with acute …

Ectopic pregnancy after bilateral tubal ligation

Karkanaki A, Diamantopoulou A, Kontomanolis E, Tsonoglou D

Sterilization is the most safe and common method of contraception. Failure rate is referred to 0.13-1.5%, and in this case, the risk of ectopic pregnancy is high. We describe a case of a ruptured tubal pregnancy, following ten months after bilateral tubal ligation. The patient was treated with urgent laparotomy and removal of right salpinx with the fetus …

Interstitial pregnancy: A case report

Almaloglou K, Vlachokostas P, Aidonopoulos C

Interstitial pregnancy is a rare condition which occurs in 2-4% of all ectopic pregnancies. We describe a case of an unruptured interstitial pregnancy where the patient failed to respond to the conservative management with methotrexate, attempt for pregnancy termination with dilation and curettage was unsuccessful and finally managed surgical, with cornual incision and removal …

Primary ovarian pregnancy: A case report

Grimbizis G, Papadopoulos NP, Mikos T, Tzitzimikas S, Papanikolaou A, Tsalikis T, Bontis J

Ovarian ectopic pregnancies are uncommon with an incidence of 2.5-3.5% of extrauterine pregnancies. ART, IUCD’s and PID are the most important risk factors. A case of a ruptured ovarian ectopic that was treated laparoscopically is presented. Transvaginal ultrasound and serum hCG measurement facilitate early diagnosis of ectopic pregnancies. Minimally invasive endoscopic techniques …