SOURCE: American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology December 2005
The damage to "ovarian reserve" is quantitative rather than qualitative when ovarian cysts are excised using minimally invasive laparoscopy, Italian researchers report. Importantly, they say, this approach has a good chance of preserving a woman's fertility.
An ovarian endometrioma is a cyst that is attached to the ovaries and that often contains ovarian tissue.
Dr. Guido Ragni and colleagues from Universita Degli Studi di Milano studied 38 women who had previously undergone laparoscopic excision of ovarian cysts. They evaluated ovarian response to hyperstimulation in the women who were trying to become pregnant using assisted reproductive techniques including in vitro fertilization and direct injection of sperm into the egg.
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