Various factors for infertility in infertility clinic, Gynae Unit-I, Services Hospital, Lahore
Keywords:Infertility. Infertility, Female. Infertility, Male. Hospital Unit. Fallopian Tube Diseases. Anovulation. Endometriosis. Ovarian Failure, Premature. Ambulatory Care Facilities.
The prevalence of various infertility factors in 683 case of infertility coming from various parts of country were studied at infertility clinic gynae unit-I Services Hospital, Lahore from June 1999 to December, 2003. Factors like age, type, duration of infertility were assessed of 683 cases, only 90 cases (13.2%) had complete follow up while 222 patients (32.5%) had incomplete follow up and 371 (54.3%) cases had only one booking visit. The various investigations performed to evaluate infertility factors are discussed in detail. The results are grouped into male and female factors and unexplained infertility. The male factor included semen abnormalities and coital problems while the female causes are grouped into ovulatory disorders, tuboperitoneal factors. The study revealed that ovulatory dysfunction was the most common factor and accounted for 40% (274) cases, followed by tuboperitoneal factor 32.7% (223 cases) and male factor was present in 22.3% (141patients). The prevalence of all these factors in o ur study correlated with prevalence quoted in literature.
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