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Management of recurrent early pregnancy loss.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16737026     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Recurrent pregnancy loss is a devastating health problem that affects many couples who are trying to establish a family. Evaluation depends on a number of factors, including the pattern of pregnancy loss, underlying medical disease and life-style issues. A detailed obstetric history, including gestational age at the time of death, ultrasound, pathology and cytogenetic results, is key in the evaluation and management of recurrent pregnancy loss. This complex reproductive disorder requires a multidisciplinary approach since genetic, endocrinologic, anatomic, immunologic, infectious, thrombophilic and iatrogenic factors may require evaluation and management. Monitoring of subsequent pregnancies requires close supportive care.
Authors:
Mary D Stephenson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of reproductive medicine     Volume:  51     ISSN:  0024-7758     ISO Abbreviation:  J Reprod Med     Publication Date:  2006 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-06-01     Completed Date:  2006-11-30     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0173343     Medline TA:  J Reprod Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  303-10     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Section of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Chicago, 5841 South Maryland Avenue (MC 2050), Chicago, IL 60637, USA. mstephen@babies.bsd.uchicago.edu
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Abortion, Habitual / classification,  etiology*,  therapy*
Chromosome Aberrations
Female
Humans
Pregnancy
Risk Factors
Suppressor Factors, Immunologic
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Suppressor Factors, Immunologic

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