Endometrioma and oocyte retrieval-induced pelvic abscess: a clinical concern or an exceptional complication?

Laura Benaglia, Edgardo Somigliana, Roberta Iemmello, Elisabetta Colpi, Anna Elisa Nicolosi, Guido Ragni

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Abstract

The authors evaluated the risk of developing a pelvic abscess in a series of 214 in vitro fertilization cycles that were performed in women with endometriomas. This complication was never recorded, indicating that its risk is very low (0.0; 95% confidence interval, 0.0-1.7%).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1263-1266
Number of pages4
JournalFertility and Sterility
Volume89
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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