Pregnancy rates following ablative laparoscopic surgery for endometriomas.

  title={Pregnancy rates following ablative laparoscopic surgery for endometriomas.},
  author={Kevin D. Jones and Christopher J. G. Sutton},
  journal={Human reproduction},
  volume={17 3},
BACKGROUND In this prospective, cohort study we present the cumulative pregnancy rate following ablative laparoscopic surgery in patients with endometriomas. METHODS The cyst was mobilized, fenestrated, and the capsule treated with the potassium-titanyl-phosphate (KTP) laser or bipolar diathermy. Pre- and post-operative transvaginal ultrasound scans were performed, and a detailed fertility history recorded. RESULTS There were 39 women (38 intention to treat as a single procedure) who had… CONTINUE READING
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