Complicated Cases in GI

Anthony Kalloo, MD; Jonathan M. Buscaglia, MD

Chapter 45: Elevated Liver Enzymes After in Vitro Fertilization (continued)

Karen Krok, MD

A 38-year-old African American woman presented with fatigue, nausea, and abdominal pain 19 days after undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF) with embryo transfer. This was the patient’s third admission since her cycle of IVF. On the first admission, 6 days after embryo transfer, she presented with abdominal pain and nausea. An ultrasound demonstrated multiple ovarian cysts bilaterally and trace ascites. She was treated with IV fluids and pantoprazole with symptomatic improvement. Her second admission, 11 days after embryo transfer, was for similar complaints. During that admission an…
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