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Table 8 Effect of surgery on fertility

From: Systematic review of the outcome associated with the different surgical treatment of bowel and rectovaginal endometriosis

References Fertility
Alvez Pereira et al. [20] NA
Bailey et al. [21] 57 % (24/49 spontaneous pregnancy + 4/49 assisted conception = 28/49)
Bassi et al. [22] NA
Brouwer and Woods [32] NA
Coronado et al. [24] 39.4 % (13/33, no details if it is spontaneous or assisted)
Darai et al. [25] NA
Darai et al. [26] 11.5 % (6[spontaneous]/26 laparoscopy group + 0/26 open surgery = 6/52)
Donnez et al. [27] NA
Donnez and Squifflet [28] 84 % [221 spontaneous + 107 assisted/388]
Dousset et al. [29] NA
Dubernard et al. [30] NA
Duepree et al. [31] NA
Fedele et al. [32] 34 % (17/50, no details if it is spontaneous or assisted)
Ford et al. [33] NA
Hollett-Caines et al. [34] 57 % (26/46, 14 spontaneous, 5 clomid tablets, 7 IVF)
Jatan [35] NA
Kavallaris et al. [36] 65 % (11/17, 7 with spontaneous pregnancy and 4 after assisted conception)
Keckstein and Wiesinger [37] 50 % (18/36, no details if it is spontaneous or assisted)
Kondo et al. [38] NA
Maytham et al. [39] NA
Mereu et al. [40] NA
Meuleman et al. [41] 48 % [16/33, 7/16(44 %) spontaneously, 9/16(56 %) assisted]. Cumulative pregnancy rate 31 %, 49 %, 55 %, and 70 % after1, 2, 3, and 4 years.
Minelli et al. 2009 [42] 41.6 %( 47/113, Spontaneous 13(20 %) & assisted 51(80 %).64 pregnancies/47).
Mohr et al. [43] 23/178 = 13 % [16/93 shaving group = 17 %, 4/38 disc excision group = 11 %, 3/47 segmental resection group = 6 %]
Nezhat et al. [44] 41 % (25/61)
Pandis et al. [45] NA
Redwine and Wright [46] 43 % (12/28) 5 of these requiring assisted conception.
Reich et al. [47] 74 % (34/46), viable intrauterine pregnancy (32/46)
Ribeiro et al. [48] NA
Ruffo et al. [49] NA
Slack et al. [50] NA
Stepniewska et al. [51] 35 % (17/48), the monthly fecundity rate (2.3)
Tarjanne et al. [52] NA
Varol et al. [53] NA
Weed and Ray [54] 42.6 % (23/54; no details if it is spontaneous or assisted)
Wills et al. [55] NA
  1. NA not available