Increased Risk of Miscarriage and Ectopic Pregnancy Among Women With Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is the most commonly diagnosed gastrointestinal condition and is most prevalent in women of reproductive age. Research undertaken at the University College Cork (UCC) and the University of Manchester by Ali S. Khashan Eamonn M.M. Quigley Roseanne McNamee Fergus P. McCarthy Fergus Shanahan Louise C. Kenny report that there appears to be an increase in the risk of miscarriage and ectopic pregnancy to women with IBS

More information and the abstract, published in the Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology which was published on 27th February 2012 can be found by searching for “IBS” AND “ectopic” within the online journal of Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology.