Do uterine myomas cause infertility?

Rahul Sachdev, David Seifer

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Abstract

The decision to proceed with myomectomy in an asymptomatic patient with unexplained infertility remains controversial. Current data suggest surgical treatment for patients who have uterine cavity distortion. For patients who do not and for whom there are no other demonstrable causes for infertility or miscarriage, patients must be counseled extensively regarding the risks and benefits of surgical treatment. To determine the effectiveness of myomectomy in improving fertility rates for patients with non-submucosal myomas, a large multicenter, prospective, randomized study will be required.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)315-324
Number of pages10
JournalInfertility and Reproductive Medicine Clinics of North America
Volume13
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2002
Externally publishedYes

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Do uterine myomas cause infertility? / Sachdev, Rahul; Seifer, David.

In: Infertility and Reproductive Medicine Clinics of North America, Vol. 13, No. 2, 2002, p. 315-324.

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Sachdev, Rahul ; Seifer, David. / Do uterine myomas cause infertility?. In: Infertility and Reproductive Medicine Clinics of North America. 2002 ; Vol. 13, No. 2. pp. 315-324.
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