Journal of Women's Health Care

Journal of Women's Health Care
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-0420


Sonia Asif

Sonia Asif
Queens Medical Centre,

  • Research Article
    Adenomyosis and Its Effect on Reproductive Outcomes
    Author(s): Sonia Asif, Ian Henderson and Nick Raine-FenningSonia Asif, Ian Henderson and Nick Raine-Fenning

    Background: Adenomyosis was historically diagnosed on histological examination of the uterus after hysterectomy in older parous women. However, it is becoming more prevalent in women wishing to conceive due to the social trend towards delaying fertility alongside improved imaging techniques. This has led to a dilemma regarding whether adenomyosis should be actively diagnosed and treated in the fertility setting. This review aims to present the current controversies in the evidence with regards to (i) prevalence of adenomyosis in the sub-fertile population (ii) its effects on fertility, (iii) its effects on assisted reproduction techniques (ART), (iv) its effects on obstetric outcomes, (v) the efficacy of fertility sparing treatments in the sub-fertile population. Methods: Searches of Medline and Pubmed were searched independently by t.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2167-0420.1000207

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