Reduced pregnancy outcome in patients with unilateral or bilateral hydrosalpinx after in vitro fertilization.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

In a retrospective study, we compared 118 patients with hydrosalpinx and 157 patients with bilateral salpingectomy entering an established in vitro fertilisation programme between 1988 and 1992. Patients with unilateral or bilateral hydrosalpinx had a lower clinical pregnancy rate, a higher miscarriage rate, and a lower ongoing pregnancy rate than patients with absent Fallopian tubes.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Kassabji, M; Sims, JA; Butler, L; Muasher, SJ

Published Date

  • August 1994

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 56 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 129 - 132

PubMed ID

  • 7805964

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0301-2115

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/0028-2243(94)90269-0


  • eng

Conference Location

  • Ireland