International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Obstetrics and Gynecology | Malaysia | Volume 9 Issue 1, January 2020


Role of Hysteroscopy to Improve Live Birth Rate among Secondary Infertile Couples

Hanan Eljabu | Ismail Elfortia | Awatif Andisha | Surour Al-Sagheer | Najwa Rafa | Fatima El-Haj | Sukaina Al-Husain | Amina Al-Bashir


Abstract: Introduction: abnormalities in the uterus that related to infertility have been found in 34 % to 62 % of infertile women seeking treatment. Hysteroscopy can detect the intrauterine pathology and provide treatment to restore the normal endometrial environment for fertility. Objective: This study aims to assess the efficacy of hysteroscopy in improving the pregnancy rate PR and live birth rate LBR among secondary infertile women. Material and Methods: it is a retrospective involves 220women with secondary infertile. They were two groups, study group; 114 cases had a hysteroscopy, control group; 106 cases did not perform a hysteroscopy. Hysteroscopy was performed with a standard sequence and the findings were recorded. The pregnancy outcome for both groups was also recorded. Results: the average age of the patients (35.01 5.48 years) with a period of secondary infertility (5.43.25 years).38.77 % of cases para1 and 15.71 % had an abortion. The most hysteroscopic findings were endometritis (35.09 %). For the study and control group; PR was positive in 40.35 %, 26.41 % respectively while LBR 78.26 %, 57.14 % respectively. The study showed significant differences between the two groups in PR and LBR 0.01and 0.02 respectively (P-value


Keywords: Hysteroscopy, Secondary infertility


Edition: Volume 9 Issue 1, January 2020,


Pages: 893 - 896


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