Endometriosis is associated with a decreased risk of pre-eclampsia.

  title={Endometriosis is associated with a decreased risk of pre-eclampsia.},
  author={Ivo Brosens and Petra de Sutter and Tjalina Wibeke Oona Hamerlynck and Lindita Imeraj and Zhan Yao and Brianna Cloke and Jan Joris Brosens and Marc A Dhont},
  journal={Human reproduction},
  volume={22 6},
BACKGROUND We postulated that impaired endometrial differentiation in women with pelvic endometriosis predisposes for pre-eclampsia. METHODS A retrospective case-control study set at the University of Ghent IVF centre. The incidence of pre-eclampsia and pregnancy-induced hypertension (PIH) following the clinical and/or laparoscopic diagnosis of endometriosis-associated infertility (case group; n = 245 pregnancies) was compared with the incidence of these obstetric complications in pregnancies… CONTINUE READING


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