Tag: laparoscopy


Cryptorchidism and fertility

Cryptorchidism or hidden testicle consists of no descending testicle or testicles to scrotal bag, where they should be located at birth. The descent occurs normally in the first year of life, if not, it is corrected with surgery.

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Gamete intrafallopian transfer (GIFT)

Fertilization process

The gamete intrafallopian transfer is a technique which couples choose over other reproductive treatments due to moral reasons. However it is now often used due to its technical complexity, low success rates and complications that may arise from it.

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Benign ovarian tumor

A teratoma is a benign tumor composed of three embryonic tissue layers: mesoderm, ectoderm and endoderm. Its appearance can cause fertility problems.

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Endometriosis and fertility

Female sterility due to endometriosis

This illness may cause sterility due to several reasons: it aters the hormonal levels of women (producing irregularities in the ovarian cycle) and furthermore, it can provoke difficulties when it comes to the implantation of the embryo.

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Endometriosis in women

Endometriosis is an illness that takes palce in women, even though the cause is unknown. The most likely theory is that is a retrograde menstruation that takes place in other type of tissues.

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Symptoms of endometriosis

Pelvic pain

Endometriosis is quite common. Sometimes it can be inherited and it probably begins when a woman starts having the period. Nevertheless, it’s not usually diagnosed until the 25 – 35 years. Which are the symptoms?

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Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

Pelvic inflammation disease

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease is an inflammation caused by the pass of vaginal or exogen bacteries through the uterine neck of the woma. It should addreses quickly, as it may have severe consequences.

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