tubal factor infertility


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tubal factor infertility

female factor infertility caused by an abnormality of the uterine tubes, such as scarring or obstruction following a urinary tract infection, pelvic inflammation, or sexually transmitted infection.
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Tubal factor infertility accounts for about 14% of all infertility and is typically the result of Chlamydia trachomatis infection.
trachomatis is one of the leading global causes of tubal factor infertility (4), and leading causes of female factor infertility.
Patients and samples: We recruited 51 women with tubal factor infertility, confirmed by laparoscopy and hysterosalpingography, attending Avicenna Infertility clinic in Tehran, Iran between January 2010 and January 2011.
In the current study, we evaluated women with tubal factor infertility for C.
For example, the prevalence of chlamydial DNA in fresh tissue specimens from 14 women with tubal factor infertility was investigated in UK.
trachomatis antibody is known to be associated with tubal factor infertility, spontaneous abortion and ectopic pregnancy (7).