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Recurrent Pregnancy Loss: Genetic
Therapeutic options to treat genetically inherited thrombophilias such as Factor V Leiden or other genetic mutations that increase blood clotting include antithombotic medications such as low dose aspirin and low…
FCNE featured in COSMOPOLITAN Magazine
Joseph A. Hill, MD and the Fertility Centers of New England are featured in the January, 2011 issue of COSMOPOLITAN magazine. Dr. Hill was interviewed for an article entitled, “Are…
Recurrent Pregnancy Loss: Thrombophilia
Thrombophilia is a disorder involving the genetic predisposition to form a blood clot (deep venous or arterial thrombosis) potentially leading to stroke, heart attack or pulmonary embolus. Thrombophilia may also…
Recurrent Pregnancy Loss: Immunologic
The immune system evolved to protect the individual from non-self, genetically different, or allogenic tissue. Immunity can be either innate (in born) or adaptive (acquired) depending on the molecule causing…
Best Doctors Awards
We are pleased to announce that Robert M. Weiss, MD is the recipient of the BOSTON TOP DOCTOR Award for 2011 and he and all of our other physicians, R.…
Recurrent Pregnancy Loss: Infectious
Infection of the reproductive tract has been linked to pregnancy loss, but strong evidence in support of infection being a cause of recurrent loss is speculative at best. The most…
Recurrent Pregnancy Loss: Testing
Testing for recurrent pregnancy loss includes assessment of possible genetic, anatomic, hormonal, inflammatory, and immunologic causes. All testing can be accomplished within one menstrual cycle with tests timed during the…
Recurrent Pregnancy Loss: Anatomical
Potential anatomical causes of recurrent pregnancy loss can be divided into either congenital (born with) or acquired anomalies. These potential causes are associated with adverse pregnancy outcome and are thus…