The incidence of combined intrauterine and extrauterine pregnancy after in vitro fertilization and embryo transfer

Fertil Steril. 1991 Apr;55(4):833-4. doi: 10.1016/s0015-0282(16)54258-7.


Our data demonstrate the high incidence of combined pregnancy among patients who have undergone IVF. Close monitoring of pregnancies in IVF programs may prevent a possibly deleterious delay in the treatment of simultaneous ectopic and intrauterine gestation.

MeSH terms

  • Embryo Transfer / adverse effects*
  • Female
  • Fertilization in Vitro*
  • Humans
  • Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy, Ectopic / etiology*
  • Pregnancy, Multiple*