Notice: Undefined variable: row in /home/gazetteo/public_html/viewdoc.php on line 132

Paper Title: Obstetric and Perinatal Outcomes Following Invitro Fertilization (IVF) Pregnancy at the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital: A 5 Year Review

Authors: Kinikanwo Innocent Green, Preye Owen Fiebai

Article DOI:

DOI Url:

Abstract/Summary:

Background: In vitro fertilization technique is one of the many assisted conception treatment options that has helped to reduce the burden of infertility in over two decades. Pregnancies resulting from IVF are noticed to have more burdens of morbidities than pregnancies that are naturally conceived.

Objectives: To evaluate the fetomaternal outcome of pregnancies conceived from invitro fertilization and were managed and delivered at the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital (UPTH).

Materials and Methods: This was a 5-year retrospective study of all pregnant women who had conceived via in vitro fertilization, assisted conception and had obstetric care at the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital (UPTH). The Statistical package Microsoft excel 2019 was used for analysis of data from patients case records.

Results: The incidence of deliveries from IVF pregnancy was 0.67%. There were 24(52.17%) multiple pregnancies resulting from IVF deliveries and 14 (30.43%) were twin deliveries. Among the patients 7(13.04%) had severe pre-eclampsia and 3(6.25%) each had gestational diabetes mellitus and primary post-partum haemorrhage respectively. There was a 100% caesarean section rate and 34.78% of the women had their neonates admitted in the special care baby units.

Conclusion: In vitro fertilization pregnancies are associated with increased risk for caesarean section, adverse maternal and neonatal outcomes due to increase in fetomaternal morbidities. 
Keywords: Invitro fertilization pregnancy, maternal outcome, fetal outcome, Port Harcourt.


antalya escort
sakarya escort
mersin escort
gaziantep escort
diyarbak?r escort
manisa escort
bursa escort
kayseri escort
tekirda? escort
ankara escort
adana escort
ad?yaman escort
afyon escort>
a?r? escort
ayd?n escort
bal?kesir escort
çanakkale escort
çorum escort
denizli escort
elaz?? escort
erzurum escort
eski?ehir escort
hatay escort
istanbul escort
izmir escort
kocaeli escort
konya escort
kütahya escort
malatya escort
mardin escort
mu?la escort
ordu escort
samsun escort
sivas escort
tokat escort
trabzon escort
urfa escort
van escort
zonguldak escort
batman escort
??rnak escort
osmaniye escort
giresun escort
?sparta escort
aksaray escort
yozgat escort
edirne escort
düzce escort
kastamonu escort
u?ak escort
ni?de escort
rize escort
amasya escort
bolu escort
alanya escort
buca escort
bornova escort
izmit escort
gebze escort
fethiye escort
bodrum escort
manavgat escort
alsancak escort
k?z?lay escort
eryaman escort
sincan escort
çorlu escort

Publication Date:

Download Doc