Wilde, Rudy Leon de and Verhoeven, Hugo C. and Torres-de la Roche, Luz Angela (2017) Role of endometriosis in infertility and embryonic loss: more than anatomical reasons. Journal of gynecology and women's health, 3 (3). ISSN 2474-7602

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Official URL: https://doi.org/10.19080/JGWH.2017.03.555612


The association between endometriosis and infertility is widely recognized, but several studies demonstrate that endometriosis also affects pregnancy rates in different ways other than anatomical distortion of internal reproductive organs; however the evoking mechanisms are complex. In mild to advanced stages of disease, peritoneal adhesions, tubal obstruction, destruction of ovarian tissue or distortion of the uterine wall are evident originating factors of infertility or miscarriage.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Publiziert mit Hilfe des DFG-geförderten Open Access-Publikationsfonds der Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg.
Subjects: Technology, medicine, applied sciences > Medicine and health
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Department of Human Medicine
Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2017 10:02
Last Modified: 18 May 2018 10:07
URI: https://oops.uni-oldenburg.de/id/eprint/3333
URN: urn:nbn:de:gbv:715-oops-34149

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