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Does endometriosis affect the risk of birth defects?

Posted by on Jan 26, 2020 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at rates of birth defects among infants of women with endometriosis who conceive through IVF (in vitro fertilization). This study found that these infants may be at higher risk of birth defects. Some background Endometriosis (EM) is a disease where cells from the uterus grow in other areas of the body, such as in the...

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IVF success in patients with endometriosis – surgery or expectant management?

Posted by on Jul 14, 2019 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated live birth rates (LBR) in women surgically-treated for endometriosis (EDM). They found that LBR was similar in women who were surgically-treated and those who did not have surgery.  Some background Endometriosis (EDM) is a leading cause of infertility. The endometrium is the tissue lining of the uterus. In...

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Elagolix in endometriosis – a potential new treatment?

Posted by on Feb 23, 2015 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This paper studied the effect of elagolix on bone density.  Some background Endometriosis occurs when tissue that normally lines the uterus grows outside of the uterus. There are various types of drugs available to treat endometriosis. However, some of these drugs can cause gradual bone loss. Elagolix is a drug that is given...

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Long-term pituitary down-regulation may increase IVF success for women with endometriosis

Posted by on Feb 17, 2014 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the use of long-term pituitary down-regulation before in vitro fertilization (IVF) in patients with severe endometriosis. Some background Endometriosis is found in many women suffering from decreased fertility. IVF, with or without the use of intracytoplasmic sperm injection (injection of a single sperm directly...

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Improving pregnancy outcomes in women with endometriosis: the role of GnRH analogs

Posted by on Nov 19, 2013 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This article reviewed current data regarding pregnancy outcomes in women with endometriosis treated with a gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) analog before in-vitro fertilization (IVF). Some background Endometriosis is a condition in which cells of the inner-most layer of the uterus can be found in other organs (most commonly the...

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Should endometriomas be removed by surgery before IVF?

Posted by on Nov 19, 2013 in Infertility | 0 comments

This article discussed current scientific data concerning the need and benefit of surgical treatment for endometriomas before in-vitro fertilization (IVF). Endometriosis is a condition in which the tissue that lines the innermost layer of the uterus is found elsewhere in the body. Frequently, this tissue is found in the ovaries, where it may lead...

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