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Can fibroids be the cause of a negative IVF?

By Silvia Azaña Gutiérrez B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist).
Last Update: 03/15/2022

Yes, the presence of uterine fibroids can lead to an impairment of fertility in women, due to several factors that could alter endometrial receptivity and embryo implantation.

However, submucous fibroids are the ones that have been most closely related to adverse IVF results, which is why their removal is usually performed prior to fertility treatment, with the intention of improving the probability of pregnancy.

Read the full article on: Do fibroids affect fertility and IVF outcome? ( 73).
 Silvia Azaña Gutiérrez
Silvia Azaña Gutiérrez
B.Sc., M.Sc.
Embryologist
Graduate in Health Biology from the University of Alcalá and specialized in Clinical Genetics from the same university. Master in Assisted Reproduction by the University of Valencia in collaboration with IVI clinics.
License: 3435-CV
Embryologist. Graduate in Health Biology from the University of Alcalá and specialized in Clinical Genetics from the same university. Master in Assisted Reproduction by the University of Valencia in collaboration with IVI clinics. License: 3435-CV.