Recurrent Pregnancy Loss: Generally Accepted Causes and Their ManagementKAISER, JENNIFER MD, MA; BRANCH, D. WARE MDClinical Obstetrics and Gynecology: September 2016 - Volume 59 - Issue 3 - p 464–473 doi: 10.1097/GRF.0000000000000214 Status of Recurrent Pregnancy Loss Buy SDC Abstract Author InformationAuthors Article MetricsMetrics Recurrent pregnancy loss (RPL), commonly defined as 3 consecutive losses <10 weeks gestation, affects up to 5% of couples. Well-accepted causes include uterine malformation, antiphospholipid syndrome, and parental chromosomal abnormalities; however, the majority of RPL cases are idiopathic (up to 75%). This chapter covers these accepted causes of RPL and provides diagnosis and management strategies for patients falling within the above categories. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah The authors declare that they have nothing to disclose. Correspondence: D. Ware Branch, MD, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, 30 North 1900 East, Room 2B200 SOM, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Copyright © 2016 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.