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How does surgery help endomeriosis?

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If you and your doctor opt for surgery, the surgeon can attempt to remove as much of the diseased tissue as possible. In some women, surgery significantly improves their chances of getting pregnant. You should know, however, that pregnancy rates tend to be lower for women with severe endometriosis.

From: Endometriosis and Fallopian Tube Problems WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

News release, Norgenix Pharmaceuticals, LLC. American Society for Reproductive Medicine web site. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists web site. WebMD Fertility Center web site. 


Human Reproduction Update, July-August 2002. The Infertility Workupand Understanding Treatment Options, RESOLVE online. The Merck Manual, Seventeenth Edition, 2000. The Fertility Handbook: A Guide to Getting Pregnant , Addicus Books, 2002. U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services,
Endometriosis, September 2002.



Reviewed by Nivin Todd on October 17, 2018

SOURCES:

News release, Norgenix Pharmaceuticals, LLC. American Society for Reproductive Medicine web site. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists web site. WebMD Fertility Center web site. 


Human Reproduction Update, July-August 2002. The Infertility Workupand Understanding Treatment Options, RESOLVE online. The Merck Manual, Seventeenth Edition, 2000. The Fertility Handbook: A Guide to Getting Pregnant , Addicus Books, 2002. U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services,
Endometriosis, September 2002.



Reviewed by Nivin Todd on October 17, 2018

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