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Adenomyosis and Subfertility

  • Yasushi Hirota
  • Yutaka Osuga
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Part of the Comprehensive Gynecology and Obstetrics book series (CGO)

Abstract

Although it had been controversial whether adenomyosis causes infertility, current better imaging techniques have enabled nonsurgical diagnosis of adenomyosis and the studies investigating relationship between adenomyosis and subfertility. Recent studies focusing on the relationship between adenomyosis and subfertility have indicated that adenomyosis is associated with infertility and poor pregnancy outcome. Here we presented the current evidence suggesting the effects of adenomyosis on infertility and other pregnancy outcome.

Keywords

Adenomyosis Infertility Implantation Miscarriage Cytoreductive surgery 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Graduate School of MedicineThe University of TokyoTokyoJapan

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