n Obstetrics and Gynaecology Forum - Pathogenic mechanisms in endometriosis associated infertility : review
|Article Title||Pathogenic mechanisms in endometriosis associated infertility : review|
|© Publisher:||In House Publications|
|Journal||Obstetrics and Gynaecology Forum|
|Affiliations||1 Dalmeyer Fertility Unit and 2 Tygerberg Hospital and Stellenbosch University|
|Publication Date||Feb 2014|
|Pages||15 - 19|
Several biological mechanisms have been proposed to link endometriosis with infertility. All of the current proposed mechanisms are clearly pathological in their own way, but none have been shown to directly decrease fecundity in women. The causal relationship between the presence of endometriosis and sub fertility is supported by several arguments as suggested by D'Hooghe et al.
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