2-3% of all pregnancies occur outside of the uterus, and are called ectopic pregnancies. The majority of these occur in the Fallopian tubes, and can be life threatening if not treated. Traditional treatment included removal of the entire fallopian tube. More recently, these tubal pregnancies have been managed conservatively, either by laparoscopic surgery or by medical treatment (Methotrexate). Any infertility patient with abnormal bleeding and pelvic pain should consider ectopic pregnancy as a real possibility, and should have a pregnancy test performed.
Understanding Endometriosis Endometriosis is a condition that affects the female reproductive system and occurs when endometrial tissue that is typically only found inside of the uterus begins to develop outside of the uterus. Endometriosis affects roughly 1 out of 10 women in ...READ MORE
Reproductive Medicine Associates of New York and FORCE (Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered) Wednesday, May 9, 2018 6 p.m. ...READ MORE
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