The reproductive immunology is the medical specialty devoted to the study, diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the immune system and the impact they can have on pregnancy.
The immune system plays an important role in the formation of the placenta and in the implantation of the embryo as it regulates and tolerate changes that occur after fertilization. Therefore, if a failure occurs in this regulation or lack of tolerability in immunological mechanisms that are performed during pregnancy, a number of problems may occur. These problems include:
- Early abortion, otherwise tolerability factors and properly regulate vessel formation
- Pathological pregnancy with risk to the mother or fetus
- Late abortion or fetal loss
Benefits of reproductive immunology
The medical specialty of reproductive immunology can diagnose it early autoimmune diseases or signs of defects in immune regulation. And thereby to establish effective treatment options to achieve the goal of healthy child at home.
Risks of reproductive immunology
Any type of drug involves a risk associated side effects. The drugs used for the treatment of immune disease identified While these types of risks. However, the identification of individual risk factors and a good immune monitoring during pregnancy, can minimize or avoid these undesirable side effects.