Evaluation and Treatment of Recurrent Pregnancy Loss A Committee Opinion

This ASRM Practice Committee document defines recurrent pregnancy loss and reviews possible causes and diagnostic strategies.

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The Practice Committee of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine

Vol 98, Issue 5, Pages 1103-1111

Abstract

The majority of miscarriages are sporadic and most result from genetic causes that are greatly 14 influenced by maternal age. Recurrent pregnancy loss (RPL) is defined by two or more failed clinical 15 pregnancies, and up to 50% of cases of RPL will not have a clearly defined etiology.

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