TITLE

Achievement of pregnancy three times in the same patient during luteal GnRH agonist administration

AUTHOR(S)
Papanikolaou, Evangelos G.; Platteau, Peter; Albano, Carola; Kolibianakis, Efstratios; Devroey, Paul
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
Reproductive BioMedicine Online (Reproductive Healthcare Limited;Mar2005, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p347
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Gonadotrophin-releasing hormone agonist (GnRHa) administration from the mid-luteal phase onwards is considered the gold standard of ovarian stimulation for IVF treatment. It might, however, coincide with an implanting spontaneous pregnancy. Concerns have therefore been raised with regard to the evolution of the resulting pregnancies and long-term outcome of the children born. The current case report describes the achievement of three pregnancies in the same patient during luteal administration of GnRHa. One pregnancy ended in spontaneous abortion and the other two resulted in the delivery of two female infants. The children have so far been followed for 3.5 and 7 years. The physical examination of both children was unremarkable. However, the older child has recently been diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and dyslexia.
ACCESSION #
16386106

 

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