Vasa praevia after IVF

Should there be guidelines? Report of two cases and literature review

Maha Al-Khaduri, Isaac Jacques Kadoch, Bernard Couturier, Johanne Dubé, Louise Lapensée, François Bissonnette

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

The paper gives an illustration and reminder of the risk of problems with placentation resulting from IVF and embryo transfer. Reported here is one neonatal death related to vasa praevia when the condition was not diagnosed antenatally and a neonatal survival when vasa praevia was detected antenatally. A search of the English literature was performed using PubMed for 'vasa praevia and in vitro fertilization'. There were four articles that directly addressed this relationship. Case reports of IVF-embryo transfer pregnancies with vasa praevia and also studies that look at the incidence of vasa praevia in such pregnancies are included in this report. Hence, since vasa praevia is thought to be caused by a disturbed orientation of the blastocyst at implantation, it is probably related to the IVF-embryo transfer procedure. Screening of all IVF-embryo transfer pregnancies with transvaginal sonography and colour Doppler to rule out vasa praevia is recommended in the second trimester.

Original languageEnglish
Article number2593
Pages (from-to)372-374
Number of pages3
JournalReproductive BioMedicine Online
Volume14
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2007

Fingerprint

Vasa Previa
Guidelines
Embryo Transfer
Pregnancy
Literature
Placentation
Second Pregnancy Trimester
Fertilization in Vitro
PubMed
Ultrasonography
Color

Keywords

  • Human
  • In-vivo fertilization
  • Infertility
  • Methods
  • Placentation problems
  • Vasa praevia

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Cite this

Al-Khaduri, M., Kadoch, I. J., Couturier, B., Dubé, J., Lapensée, L., & Bissonnette, F. (2007). Vasa praevia after IVF: Should there be guidelines? Report of two cases and literature review. Reproductive BioMedicine Online, 14(3), 372-374. [2593].

Vasa praevia after IVF : Should there be guidelines? Report of two cases and literature review. / Al-Khaduri, Maha; Kadoch, Isaac Jacques; Couturier, Bernard; Dubé, Johanne; Lapensée, Louise; Bissonnette, François.

In: Reproductive BioMedicine Online, Vol. 14, No. 3, 2593, 03.2007, p. 372-374.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Al-Khaduri, M, Kadoch, IJ, Couturier, B, Dubé, J, Lapensée, L & Bissonnette, F 2007, 'Vasa praevia after IVF: Should there be guidelines? Report of two cases and literature review', Reproductive BioMedicine Online, vol. 14, no. 3, 2593, pp. 372-374.
Al-Khaduri M, Kadoch IJ, Couturier B, Dubé J, Lapensée L, Bissonnette F. Vasa praevia after IVF: Should there be guidelines? Report of two cases and literature review. Reproductive BioMedicine Online. 2007 Mar;14(3):372-374. 2593.
Al-Khaduri, Maha ; Kadoch, Isaac Jacques ; Couturier, Bernard ; Dubé, Johanne ; Lapensée, Louise ; Bissonnette, François. / Vasa praevia after IVF : Should there be guidelines? Report of two cases and literature review. In: Reproductive BioMedicine Online. 2007 ; Vol. 14, No. 3. pp. 372-374.
@article{498258a97fcc4b0bac12d5a95317e1aa,
title = "Vasa praevia after IVF: Should there be guidelines? Report of two cases and literature review",
abstract = "The paper gives an illustration and reminder of the risk of problems with placentation resulting from IVF and embryo transfer. Reported here is one neonatal death related to vasa praevia when the condition was not diagnosed antenatally and a neonatal survival when vasa praevia was detected antenatally. A search of the English literature was performed using PubMed for 'vasa praevia and in vitro fertilization'. There were four articles that directly addressed this relationship. Case reports of IVF-embryo transfer pregnancies with vasa praevia and also studies that look at the incidence of vasa praevia in such pregnancies are included in this report. Hence, since vasa praevia is thought to be caused by a disturbed orientation of the blastocyst at implantation, it is probably related to the IVF-embryo transfer procedure. Screening of all IVF-embryo transfer pregnancies with transvaginal sonography and colour Doppler to rule out vasa praevia is recommended in the second trimester.",
keywords = "Human, In-vivo fertilization, Infertility, Methods, Placentation problems, Vasa praevia",
author = "Maha Al-Khaduri and Kadoch, {Isaac Jacques} and Bernard Couturier and Johanne Dub{\'e} and Louise Lapens{\'e}e and Fran{\cc}ois Bissonnette",
year = "2007",
month = "3",
language = "English",
volume = "14",
pages = "372--374",
journal = "Reproductive BioMedicine Online",
issn = "1472-6483",
publisher = "Elsevier",
number = "3",

}

TY - JOUR

T1 - Vasa praevia after IVF

T2 - Should there be guidelines? Report of two cases and literature review

AU - Al-Khaduri, Maha

AU - Kadoch, Isaac Jacques

AU - Couturier, Bernard

AU - Dubé, Johanne

AU - Lapensée, Louise

AU - Bissonnette, François

PY - 2007/3

Y1 - 2007/3

N2 - The paper gives an illustration and reminder of the risk of problems with placentation resulting from IVF and embryo transfer. Reported here is one neonatal death related to vasa praevia when the condition was not diagnosed antenatally and a neonatal survival when vasa praevia was detected antenatally. A search of the English literature was performed using PubMed for 'vasa praevia and in vitro fertilization'. There were four articles that directly addressed this relationship. Case reports of IVF-embryo transfer pregnancies with vasa praevia and also studies that look at the incidence of vasa praevia in such pregnancies are included in this report. Hence, since vasa praevia is thought to be caused by a disturbed orientation of the blastocyst at implantation, it is probably related to the IVF-embryo transfer procedure. Screening of all IVF-embryo transfer pregnancies with transvaginal sonography and colour Doppler to rule out vasa praevia is recommended in the second trimester.

AB - The paper gives an illustration and reminder of the risk of problems with placentation resulting from IVF and embryo transfer. Reported here is one neonatal death related to vasa praevia when the condition was not diagnosed antenatally and a neonatal survival when vasa praevia was detected antenatally. A search of the English literature was performed using PubMed for 'vasa praevia and in vitro fertilization'. There were four articles that directly addressed this relationship. Case reports of IVF-embryo transfer pregnancies with vasa praevia and also studies that look at the incidence of vasa praevia in such pregnancies are included in this report. Hence, since vasa praevia is thought to be caused by a disturbed orientation of the blastocyst at implantation, it is probably related to the IVF-embryo transfer procedure. Screening of all IVF-embryo transfer pregnancies with transvaginal sonography and colour Doppler to rule out vasa praevia is recommended in the second trimester.

KW - Human

KW - In-vivo fertilization

KW - Infertility

KW - Methods

KW - Placentation problems

KW - Vasa praevia

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=33947507771&partnerID=8YFLogxK

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/citedby.url?scp=33947507771&partnerID=8YFLogxK

M3 - Article

VL - 14

SP - 372

EP - 374

JO - Reproductive BioMedicine Online

JF - Reproductive BioMedicine Online

SN - 1472-6483

IS - 3

M1 - 2593

ER -