Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics (2018) 35:771–775 https://doi.org/10.1007/s10815-018-1135-3 REPRODUCTIVE PHYSIOLOGY AND DISEASE Platelet-rich plasma in the management of Asherman syndrome: case report 1,2 1 1 L. Aghajanova & M. I. Cedars & H. G. Huddleston Received: 6 December 2017 / Accepted: 6 February 2018 / Published online: 17 February 2018 Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, part of Springer Nature 2018 Introduction hysteroscopic visualization, with the goal of restoration of the uterine cavity, as well as endometrial function and fertility Fertility clinics worldwide are helping couples to achieve their [13, 14]. Prevention of re-scarring is achieved with mechani- goal of building a family. Infertility universally affects about cal measures such as intrauterine balloon or intrauterine de- 13% couples , and the etiology of the disease varies by vice (with outcomes reportedly better with the balloon) and/or region . postoperative estrogen treatment [15–17]. After such combi- Asherman syndrome (AS) is defined as intrauterine nation treatment, some report almost 100% restoration of synechiae developed in response to injury to the pars basalis menses [18, 19]; however, achieving pregnancy is much more of the endometrium most commonly after uterine instrumen- complicated and challenging, with post-treatment intrauterine tation associated with pregnancy, such as curettage
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