A model and scoring system to predict outcome of intrauterine pregnancies of uncertain viability

Description of a model to define the incidence and outcome of intrauterine pregnancy of uncertain viability (PUV) and to develop and assess the performance of a model and a scoring system to predict ongoing viability.

C. Bottomley, V. Van Belle, A. Pexsters, A. T. Papageorghiou, F. Mukri, E. Kirk, S. Van Huffel, D. Timmerman, T. Bourne
Article first published online: 21 APR 2011

When early pregnancy viability cannot be established immediately with ultrasound, use of either a logistic regression model or a scoring system allows an individualized prediction of first-trimester outcome.