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Uterine Fibroids and Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
Uterine fibroids are associated with miscarriages and may be a cause of recurrent pregnancy loss.  A recent study from the United Kingdom (Human Reproduction 26:3274;2011) found that the intrauterine cavity was distorted…
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…
Recurrent Pregnancy Loss: Nongenetic
The treatment for recurrent pregnancy loss should depend on the underlying causes contributing to loss. Unfortunately the precise cause for loss remains unknown in many cases and thus effective treatment…
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…
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…