Successful in vitro fertilization pregnancy following magnetic resonance-guided focused ultrasound surgery for uterine fibroids

Department of Academic Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Imperial College/St Mary's Hospital, London, UK.
Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research (Impact Factor: 0.93). 03/2011; 37(4):370-3. DOI: 10.1111/j.1447-0756.2010.01344.x
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ABSTRACT We describe an in vitro fertilization (IVF) pregnancy and delivery after magnetic resonance-guided focused ultrasound (MRgFUS) for a symptomatic uterine fibroid. A 45-year-old para 0 + 1, with four previous failed IVF treatments underwent MRgFUS for a single anterior wall fibroid causing intra-cavitary distortion and conceived after the first IVF cycle 10 months following the procedure. The patient received shared antenatal care. She was admitted in spontaneous labor at term but delivered by emergency cesarean section a healthy male infant. We describe the first IVF pregnancy following MRgFUS for a symptomatic fibroid.

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