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Monochorionic Triplet Gestation after Single Blastocyst Transfer Using Donor Oocytes: Case Report and Review

Table 1

Published case reports of MCTA triplets following ART.

Author and year of publicationAgeNo. of embryos transferredTransfer dayIVF/ICSIOutcome

Salat-Baroux et al. 1994 [2]2643IVFWeek 6: fetal reduction of triplets
Week 13: spontaneous abortion of twins
Belaisch-Allart et al. 1995 [3]3733IVFWeek 35: CS-BW: 2000, 2000, 2380 g
Yakin et al. 20013435ICSIWeek 10: selective reduction of one triplet
Ghulmiyyah et al. 2003 [4]2133ICSIWeek 30: CS due to preeclampsia
BW: 1475, 1021, 1021 g
Zikopoulos et al. 20043925ICSIWeek 11: embryo reduction of triplets
Week 20: uneventful twin gestation
Risquez et al. 20044013ICSIWeek 16: at the time of writing, gestation is uneventful
Unger et al. 20043825ICSIWeek 11: selective fetal reduction of one triplet
Week 22: twin gestation continuing
Jain et al. 2004 [5]2325IVFWeek 8: cardiac motion ceased in one of the triplets
Week 32: CS identical female twins-no problems
Ulug et al. 20043023ICSIWeek 34: healthy female babies
BW: 1960, 1870, and 1530
Henne et al. 2005 [6]23
ed
2 blastocysts
Egg donation
5IVFTermination due to high risk
Yanaihara et al. 2007391 blastocyst5IVFWeek 9: terminated pregnancy
Faraj et al. 2008 [7]27
ed
1 blastocysts
Egg donation
5IVFWeek 32: CS-BW: 1695, 1560, 1500 g
Lee et al. 2008281 blastocyst5ICSIWeek 33: CS-BW: 1780, 1780, 1780 g
No respiratory problems
Pantos et al. 2009343 embryos4ICSIMZTP+MCMA
Twin selective reduction of the MZTP. Fetal reduction to singleton pregnancy
Week 38: CS-BW: one healthy male
Dessolle et al. 2010 [8]271 blastocyst5ICSIWeek 16: reduction to twin pregnancy
Week 19: severe TTTS
Week 34: CS-BW: 1570, 1710 g
Dessolle et al. 2010 [8]301 blastocyst5IVFWeek 15: reduction to twin pregnancy
Week 34: CS-BW: 1320, 1970 g
Tal et al. 2012 [9]293 blastocysts3IVFFetal reduction of triplets and CS of twins
Radwan et al. 2014322 blastocysts5IVFWeek 33: CS-BW: 2060, 1860, 2000 g
Gurunath et al. 2015 [1]292 blastocysts5IVFWeek 17: pPROM and cord prolapse
Xiang-Lin Li 2018352 morulas4IVFWeek 33: CS-BW: 1235, 1880, 1855 g

CS-BW: cesarean section-birth weight; TTTS: twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome; MZTP: monozygotic triplet pregnancy; MCMA: monochorionic monoamniotic; ed: egg donor.

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