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Publication Type
Journal Article
Author, Analytic
DaCosta, Vernon E.; Wynter, Shaun H.; Frederick, Joseph ; Wynter, Hugh H.; Fletcher, Horace M.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Advanced Training and Research in Fertility Management
Article Title
Cervical pregnancy: Case report and literature review
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Journal Title
West Indian Medical Journal
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Reprint Status
Refereed
Date of Publication
2002
Volume ID
51
Issue ID
4
Page(s)
257-259
Language
English
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ISSN
0043-3144
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Abstract
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.....
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