The Effect of Fat Emulsion Intralipid Infusion on Reproductive Outcome for Women with Unexplained First Trimester Habitual Abortion
Journal of Advances in Medicine and Medical Research,
Objectives: To study the effect of the use of intralipid in management of women suffering from unexplained first trimester habitual abortion.
Methods: The study was a prospective cohort study, which conducted in Tanta university Hospital; Egypt. It included 93 women with history of two or more unexplained recurrent abortion in the first trimester. They were divided into three groups: group Ι received only intralipid, group II received low molecular weight heparin (LMWH) and low dose aspirin, and group III served as controls and received only saline as placebo. The patients were followed up until continuation of pregnancy into the second trimester. Occurrence of complication and pregnancy outcomes were evaluated.
Results: Ninety three women were included. After treatment, more pregnancy continued into the second trimester, more live births and less numbers of abortions in group A and B in comparison with group C (p=0.008, 0.008 and 0.035) respectively. Maternal and neonatal outcomes were comparable in all studied regimens.
Conclusions: Management of women with unexplained first trimester habitual abortion (before 14 weeks) with intralipid or LMWH with small dose of aspirin may increase the proportion of pregnancy continued into the second trimester, more live births and less numbers of abortions. However, LMWH is more superior to the intralipid but with more side effect.
- Intralipid infusion
- low molecular weight heparin
- unexplained first trimester habitual abortion.
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