Most commonly, when the embryos implant outside the uterus, they are not able to develop. For this reason, many ectopic pregnancies end in spontaneous miscarriage, without the need for pharmacological or surgical intervention.
However, on other occasions, extrauterine gestations cause the tube to rupture, resulting in hemorrhage that poses a danger to the patient. In addition, many cases of ectopic pregnancies generate infertility in the woman for future pregnancies.
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By Isabel Herrera Meriño M.D. (fertility specialist), Jon Ander Agirregoikoa M.D. (gynecologist), Marta Barranquero Gómez B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist) and Cristina Algarra Goosman B.Sc., M.Sc. (psychologist).
Last Update: 01/20/2022