What causes repeat abortions?

Written by: Dr. Julián José Alcañiz Ferrando
Edited by: Top Doctors®

In recent years , it is common to see a specialist in endocrinology for "repeat abortions", multidisciplinary pathology that is jointly gynecologists, endocrinologists, immunologists, hematologists and other specialists.


Repeat Abortions

Repeat abortions is considered when there have been two or more (three consecutive) loss or pregnancy sonographically documented by histopathology. All they occur before the 20th week of gestation.

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Causes of repeat abortions

The most frequent causes of repeat abortions are anatomical, endocrine, immune, genetic and -many times- unknown.

You have to make a genetic study (karyotype) of uterine, immune abnormalities (antiphospholipid syndrome), haematological (coagulation factors) and endocrine (thyroid function, insulin resistance, diabetes mellitus, study cycle, with particular attention to the Prolactin and Progesterone, luteal phase and the polycystic ovary, etc.).

Typically, the treatment of one or more factors that cause gives good results, with high frequency to achieve pregnancy to term.

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Dr. Julián José Alcañiz Ferrando

By Dr. Julián José Alcañiz Ferrando
Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Alcaniz Dr. Ferrando is a recognized expert in andrology endocrinologist, thyroid disease, obesity, hypothalamic disease, and in related gynecological endocrinology. He has worked as a teacher in his specialty, in addition to participating in research programs in different European hospitals in Paris, London or Brussels. The Doctor has over 120 publications in national and international medical journals and participate in conferences and symposiums both at home and abroad.

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