Prevalence of unsuspected uterine cavity abnormalities diagnosed by office hysteroscopy prior to in vitro fertilization.

@article{Fatemi2010PrevalenceOU,
  title={Prevalence of unsuspected uterine cavity abnormalities diagnosed by office hysteroscopy prior to in vitro fertilization.},
  author={Human Mousavi Fatemi and Jenneke C Kasius and Anne Timmermans and Jeroen van Disseldorp and Bart C. J. M. Fauser and Paul Devroey and Frank J M Broekmans},
  journal={Human reproduction},
  year={2010},
  volume={25 8},
  pages={1959-65}
}
BACKGROUND Whether implantation occurs after in vitro fertilization (IVF) depends on the embryo, uterine receptivity or a combination of both. The prevalence of minor intrauterine abnormalities identified at hysteroscopy in cases with a normal transvaginal sonography (TVS) has been recorded to be as high as 20-40%. Diagnosing and treating such pathology prior to initiating IVF/intra-cytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI), has been widely advocated without high-quality evidence of a beneficial… CONTINUE READING
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