SUCCESSFUL MANAGEMENT OF A CORNUAL PREGNANCY WITH UTERINE ARTERY EMBOLIZATION

Dr. V. Sumathy, Dr. Shilpa Reddy, S. Padmanaban

Abstract


Interstitial/Cornual ectopic pregnancy is a rare condition of pregnancy and may be very dangerous if not identified and treated urgently. We report a
case of successful treatment of an interstitial pregnancy using selective uterine artery embolization. A 27-year-old woman with interstitial
pregnancy was treated by uterine artery embolization after failure of systemic methotrexate treatment. Her serum beta-human chorionic
gonadotropin (β-hCG) was undetectable 10 weeks after the therapeutic embolization and transvaginal sonography 3 months after embolization
showed normal endometrium and cornu. The patient achieved a normal pregnancy one year after embolization.


Keywords


Pregnancy, Ectopic; Uterus, Angiography; Uterus, Interventional Procedures

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