FREQUENCY OF ENDOMETRIOSIS IN FEMALES WITH INFERTILITY UNDERGOING DIAGNOSTIC LAPAROSCOPY

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Shahida Hashim Marwat
Dr Humeera Naz
Dr Bakth Ranra
Dr Parveen Shafi
Dr Zul-E-Huma
Dr Aneesa Sadiq

Keywords

Infertility, Endometriosis, Laparoscop

Abstract

Objectives:To determine the frequency of endometriosis on laparoscopy in females with infertility.


Materials and Methods:  This retrospective study was conducted at Gynae Department, Gajju Khan Medical College MTI, Shamansoor Swabi in the duration from January, 2023 to December, 2023. Medical records of 150 females meeting the inclusion criteria underwent diagnostic laparoscopy and were included in the analysis. During diagnostic laparoscopy, representative samples were collected and sent to the hospital's histopathology department for evaluation to confirm the presence of endometriosis. A predesign questionere were used to collect data. For statistical analysis we used SPSS Version 25.


Results: In the enrolled patients, the mean age was 30.38±6.36 years, with a mean duration of marriage of 8.30±5.15 years and a mean duration of infertility of 1.98±1.38 years. Among them, 33 patients (22.0%) were diagnosed with endometriosis. Additionally, 102 women (68.0%) experienced primary infertility, while 48 women (32.0%) had secondary infertility. There was no significant statistical association found between endometriosis and age, type of infertility, or duration of infertility in our study.


Conclusion: Our study concludes that endometriosis is linked to infertility in women. Despite the invasiveness of laparoscopy, proper training can mitigate associated complications, offering benefits to patients and enhancing our comprehension of the disease's pathology.

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