DaCosta, Vernon E.; Wynter, Shaun H.; Frederick, Joseph ; Wynter, Hugh H.; Fletcher, Horace M.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Advanced Training and Research in Fertility Management
Cervical pregnancy: Case report and literature review
West Indian Medical Journal
Date of Publication
Cervical pregnancy is an uncommon life threatening form of ectopic pregnancy that is associated with the unexpected occurrence of uncontrollable hemorrhage from the cervix. To avoid hysterectomy and to maintain fertility, several conservative methods of termination have been used. The authors present, one such case which relates to a young woman who had successful conservative management of a cervical pregnancy using vasopressin infiltration of the cervix, a McDonald cerclage and cervical curettage followed by balloon tamponade. Subsequently, she became pregnant again with a normal intra-uterine pregnancy and had a successful vaginal delivery.....