UTERUS & IMPLANTATION

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UTERUS & IMPLANTATION

The inner part of uterus where the embryo implants is called the endometrial cavity, which is surrounded by the muscle layer of the uterus. If there are problems associated with the uterus or the endometrial cavity such as congenital anomalies, scar tissue, endometrial polyps or fibroids, implantation may be compromised. If there is pathology associated with the uterus, it needs to be treated and uterine cavity assessed prior to starting infertility treatment.

Uterine conditions that may result in infertility: