ectopic ectopic

Definition(s):

  • (adj) exhibiting ectopia

Usage(s):

  1. Contradicting earlier findings of a greater risk of ectopic pregnancy, a new report says the controversial abortion pill is as safe for women as surgical abortions.
  2. A: I tell them stuff about my ectopic pregnancy, and Meredith tells them she doesn't wear underwear.
  3. The risk of ectopic pregnancy is greater later on.

News

  1. “Pregnant Nurse Lost Baby Because Medical Staff Refused to Listen” Lessons to be Learnt, say Asons Solicitors

    Last week the Manchester Evening News reported on the tragic circumstances of a heavily pregnant nurse, whose concerns were ignored by medical professionals; culminating in the loss of her baby. Having worries dismissed, or symptoms mis-diagnosed, are on-going worries for pregnant women; with the aforementioned article reminiscent of the issues surrounding ectopic pregnancies. (PRWeb June 12 ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. “Recent Study Reveals Ultrasound is The Best to Diagnose Ectopic Pregnancies” Asons Solicitors Comment

    Ectopic pregnancy is when the fertilized egg grows in the fallopian tubes or other places outside the womb. The most common spot for an ectopic pregnancy is the fallopian tubes which means that the newborn cannot be saved and could even prove to be fatal. (PRWeb June 11, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10788445.htm
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. Mills tells Daily Mail newspaper, "How would you feel if you had been through what I have? But no, how can I regret something which gave us our beautiful daughter Beatrice. I went through six miscarriages and two ectopic pregnancies before I had...
    on Sep 20, 2008 By: Heather Mills Source: Gulf Daily News

  2. "Since the news of Natasha's ectopic pregnancy a few weeks ago, I have suspected that such an announcement would be forthcoming, but had hoped to the contrary," Ms Kanck said in a statement. "For Natasha, this must have been a difficult and...
    on Oct 21, 2006 By: Sandra Kanck Source: The Age

  3. "Mifepristone has other applications such as saving women who have ectopic pregnancies from dangerous surgery, which often damages fallopian tubes and risks infertility," Senator Allison said. "It is also shown to be effective as a treatment...
    on Oct 2, 2005 By: Lyn Allison Source: The Age

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