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Recognition of Early Pregnancy: Human Chorionic Gonadotrophin

  • P. G. Whittaker

Abstract

The issues discussed in this chapter are those associated with the recognition of pregnancy by the clinician. How soon after conception can pregnancy be detected by measurement of human chorionic gonadotrophin (hCG)? Can pregnancy be detected in this way before it is manifest clinically? Can hCG levels predict impending failure in early pregnancy?

Keywords

Obstet Gynecol Early Pregnancy Ectopic Pregnancy Human Chorionic Gonadotrophin Last Menstrual Period 
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