The role of fertility preservation in patients with endometriosis

  title={The role of fertility preservation in patients with endometriosis},
  author={Laura Carrillo and Daniel S. Seidman and Ettore Cittadini and Dror Meirow},
  journal={Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics},
Patients affected with severe endometriosis are at significant risk for ovarian tissue damage, which may lead to infertility, reduced response to ovarian stimulation, and occasionally, premature ovarian failure. The risk for a compromised ovarian reserve in young patients is especially high following repeated surgical intervention and in the presence of bilateral endometriomas. In many cases, enhanced loss of ovarian reserve may also result from the damaging effect of the pathologic process on… CONTINUE READING
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