Why is age a major determinant of reproductive outcomes after myomectomy in subfertile women?

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Pietro Gambadauro MD PhD
Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, and Res Medica Sweden, Uppsala, Sweden

J Obstet Gynaecol. 2015;35(6):658. doi: 10.3109/01443615.2014.987116.

“…A focus on the fibroids is reasonable when evaluating a subfertile woman with no other plausible infertility cause, particularly when those are submucous or, as in the case of this study, large and multiple. Besides, myomectomy might also be justified by specific symptoms such as abnormal bleeding. However, not all women benefit from surgery in terms of fertility, particularly if older…”

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