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September 25, 2015

The Success of In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) in IBD Patients

By Kanaaz Pereira kanaazpe

The ability to become pregnant is an issue that many women face, and having inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) certainly adds to the many challenges. Women who undergo colectomy and ileal pouch–anal anastomosis (IPAA or J-pouch) are at an increased risk for infertility due to surgical factors, and often consider using assisted reproductive techniques such as in vitro fertilization […]

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Tags: American Journal of Gastroenterology, Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, colectomy, IBD, J-pouch, Sunanda Kane

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