Previous ectopic pregnancies, tubal ligation, tubal recanalization or the use of contraceptive methods such as IUDs are among the risk factors that can cause a pregnancy to result in an extrauterine gestation.
Half of all ectopic pregnancies have a clinical history of pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) or salpingitis, i.e. inflammation of the fallopian tubes.
Read the full article on: What are the causes and consequences of ectopic pregnancy? ( 70).
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