Recurrent miscarriage: causes, evaluation and management

  title={Recurrent miscarriage: causes, evaluation and management},
  author={C. Garrido-Gimenez and J. Alijotas‐Reig},
  journal={Postgraduate Medical Journal},
  pages={151 - 162}
  • C. Garrido-Gimenez, J. Alijotas‐Reig
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • Postgraduate Medical Journal
  • Recurrent miscarriage is frustrating for the physician and a heartbreaking experience for the patient. Approximately 5% of couples trying to conceive have two consecutive miscarriages. Despite a thorough study of patients, the aetiology of this common obstetric complication is unknown in 50% of cases. Known causes include abnormal chromosomes, endocrinological disorders and uterine abnormalities. Although antiphospholipid antibodies have been demonstrated in miscarriages, the role played by… CONTINUE READING
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