About Us  |  Contact Us  |  Español
VNA of Care New England
VNA of Care New England

Screening for Infertility in Women

The purpose of screening is early diagnosis and treatment. Screening tests are usually administered to people without current symptoms, but who may be at high risk for certain diseases or conditions.
There are no presymptomatic screening tests to date for infertility.
Patients at risk for tubal disease due to prior pelvic inflammatory disease , pelvic abscess, ruptured appendix, or known prior adhesions should consider a screening test to check for tubal patency (hysterosalpingogram).

References

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists website. Available at: http://www.acog.org . Accessed November 2009.

American Society for Reproductive Medicine website. Available at: http://www.asrm.org .

Revision Information

Health Headlines
New Treatment Approved for Rare Form of HemophiliaView in a lightbox
Experts Predict 'Catastrophic' Ebola Epidemic in West Africa if Aid DelayedView in a lightbox
Few U.S. Hospitals Ready to Handle Ebola, Survey FindsView in a lightbox
New York City Ebola Patient in Stable ConditionView in a lightbox
Nurse Nina Pham Heading Home After Beating EbolaView in a lightbox
VNA of Care New England
© 2011 Site Index | Disclaimer | Legal Notices | Talks Your Health