Recurrent miscarriage: aetiology, management and prognosis

Hum Reprod Update. 2002 Sep-Oct;8(5):463-81. doi: 10.1093/humupd/8.5.463.


Recurrent miscarriage (RM) is a heterogeneous condition. A large number of studies has recently been published, yet many of them have conflicting conclusions. The various aetiological factors, management, prognostic features and outcomes of a subsequent pregnancy in women with RM are reviewed.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Abortion, Habitual / etiology*
  • Abortion, Habitual / therapy*
  • Endocrine System Diseases / complications
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Immune System Diseases / complications
  • Infections / complications
  • Nutrition Disorders / complications
  • Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy Trimester, Second
  • Prognosis
  • Uterine Cervical Incompetence / complications
  • Uterine Diseases / complications