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The effect of endometriosis on pregnancy outcome following in vitro fertilization-embryo transfer (IVF-ET) in women with decreased egg reserve.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21077497     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
PURPOSE: To determine the effect of the presence of endometriosis on the delivered pregnancy rate following in vitro fertilization-embryo transfer.
METHODS: A retrospective cohort analysis of fresh or frozen embryo transfer in women with diminished egg reserve having IVF-ET and who also had had a laparoscopy. The data was analyzed as to whether endometriosis was present or not.
RESULTS: The data demonstrated that women with diminished egg reserve can achieve pregnancies following IVF-ET. The presence of endometriosis did not have any negative effects on pregnancy rates.
CONCLUSIONS: At least in women with diminished egg reserve the presence of endometriosis did not impair outcome following IVF-ET.
Authors:
J H Check; J R Liss; J W Krotec; J K Choe; D Brasile
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical and experimental obstetrics & gynecology     Volume:  37     ISSN:  0390-6663     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Exp Obstet Gynecol     Publication Date:  2010  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-11-16     Completed Date:  2010-12-14     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7802110     Medline TA:  Clin Exp Obstet Gynecol     Country:  Italy    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  108-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School at Camden, Cooper Hospital/University Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility, Camden, NJ, USA. laurie@ccivf.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Embryo Transfer*
Endometriosis / complications*
Female
Fertilization in Vitro*
Humans
Infertility, Female / complications*,  therapy
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Outcome
Retrospective Studies

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