Vol 82, No 5 (2011)

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Pregnancy of a 47-year old woman treated by in vitro fertilization using oocyte from a donor (IVF-OD)

Marta Fulmańska, Małgorzata Radowicka, Michał Radwan, Jarosław Kalinka
Ginekol Pol 2011;82(5).


Abstract The paper presents a case of pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum of a 47-year-old woman with secondary infertility and obstetric history. In vitro fertilization with oocyte derived from a 21-year donor (IVF-OD) was performed due to premature ovarian failure and age of the patient. The treatment resulted in unifetal pregnancy, complicated by, among others: hypertension, cardiac problems, varicose veins in the lower limbs, elevated concentration of bile acids and anxiety neurosis. A healthy newborn was delivered at 37 hbd by cesarean section. Due to the development of techniques of assisted reproduction, pregnancies of perimenopausal women will pose a growing problem in modern obstetrics..

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