ectopic pregnancy / 69 posts found

Bioethics Observatory Ectopic pregnancy. Ethical dilemma

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All the interventions directly aimed at inducing the death of the embryo, despite attempts to justify them in order to protect the mother’s life are ethically reprehensible. What is an ectopic pregnancy? On very rare occasions, the embryo that begins its life after the fertilisation of an egg by a sperm does not reach the uterus and implants in the Fallopian tube, the passage towards the uterine cavity, which is not biologically equipped to sustain a pregnancy. Since the elasticity of the wall of this tube is limited, the increased mass of the growing foetus will inevitably cause its rupture, threatening […]

Symptoms of Ectopic Pregnancy

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An ectopic pregnancy occurs when a fertilised egg embeds itself outside of the womb, most commonly in the fallopian tube. The condition is rare, affecting only 1 out of every 100 pregnancies. An ectopic pregnancy will not develop into a baby. You may have an increased risk of ectopic pregnancy if you: have previously suffered from a pelvic inflammatory disease, such as chlamydia have previously experienced ectopic pregnancy have ever had surgery on your fallopian tubes conceived through the use of IVF had a contraceptive IUD (coil) fitted at the time of conception are 35 or over are a smoker […]

Ectopic Pregnancy Pitfalls in Diagnosis

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BCE 68 Ectopic Pregnancy Pitfalls in Diagnosis This month’s EM Cases Best Case Ever podcast features Dr. Catherine Varner, Emergency Physician at Sinai Health System and researcher at (SREMI) discussing the key pitfalls in the diagnosis of ectopic pregnancy and ruptured ectopic pregnancy. It turns out that we’re missing the diagnosis more than we’d like to admit. Dr. Varner debunks much of the traditional teaching around ectopic pregnancy so that we can improve our diagnostic skills for this potentially life threatening diagnosis… Podcast production, editing and sound design by Anton Helman Written by Anton Helman April, 2018 Ectopic Pregnancy and […]

EPTea Party at The Royal Oldham Hospital — The Ectopic Pregnancy Trust

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The Early Pregnancy Unit at The Royal Oldham Hospital has recently hosted an EPTea Party to mark our 20th anniversary, raising awareness and funds and bringing people together. Read More

Simon Gregson gives heartfelt thanks to the hospital that saved his wife’s life after ectopic pregnancy

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Coronation Street star Simon Gregson and his wife Emma returned to Wythenshawe Hospital in Manchester – where Emma’s life was saved last September after she suffered an ectopic pregnancy – to thank staff for their help. Simon – who has three boys with Emma – revealed that the surgeon told him afterwards that if his wife had gone without treatment for another couple of hours she could have died. Emma explained on Lorraine: “In September last year I started to feel a little unwell, and I just got this pure pain in my stomach where I couldn’t even stand up. […]

Sarah Martin runs in the Richmond 10k — The Ectopic Pregnancy Trust

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Sarah was proud to recently run in the Richmond 10k to raise awareness and funds for the Ectopic Pregnancy Trust Read More

Sally Laflin takes on her third London Marathon — The Ectopic Pregnancy Trust

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Sally smashes the London Marathon for the third time, take a look at her story and check out her race ready nails! Thank you Sally x Read More

Doctor sees tiny baby ‘swimming’ in amniotic sac after ectopic pregnancy

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In 1970, Fordham law professor Robert M. Byrn detailed his objections to abortion in a case published in the Notre Dame Law Review. Byrn, a criminal law specialist, gave explicit details of the abortion procedure in this article and also filed an unsuccessful challenge to New York’s state abortion law. Byrn wrote of the preborn baby, in part, saying, “The fetus at eight weeks has a pumping heart with fully deployed blood vessels and has all other internal organs. The face is completely formed, and the arms, legs, hands, feet, toes and fingers are partially formed. The fetus will react to tickling of the mouth […]

Charlotte Crosby urges all women to learn signs of ectopic pregnancy after ‘stabbing pains left her terrified’

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REALITY TV star Charlotte Crosby has spoken about the terrifying moment she suffered an ectopic pregnancy – and wants every woman to learn the signs. In 2016 the now 28-year-old, who has appeared in everything from Geordie Shore to Celebrity Big Brother and Ex on the Beach, was diagnosed with an ectopic pregnancy and had surgery to remove her fallopian tube. Charlotte Crosy has revealed how scared she was when she had an ectopic pregnancy But before her ordeal she had no idea what an ectopic pregnancy was. At the time, then 25, she was filming an advert for Geordie […]