Dr. Maheux-Lacroix is a gynecologist, clinician-researcher and assistant professor under the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Laval University. Following her master’s degree in epidemiology (2010) and a specialist’s certificate (2015), she continued her training in a laparoscopic gynecological surgery fellowship program at the Royal Hospital for Women – UNSW, in Sydney. Australia (2017) and obtained a doctorate in epidemiology. During her career, she won scholarships from the FRQS and IRSC, in addition to the prestigious Dean’s McLaughlin Scholarship and the Didier-Mouginot Scholarship from Quebec’s CHU Research Centre. She also received several awards for her achievements, her research implications and the quality of her presentations.

Her research aims to improve the management and treatment of women with menstrual disorders. Abnormal uterine bleeding affects nearly one third of women in their lifetime and has a significant impact on their quality of life, in addition to generating high costs for society. Dr. Maheux-Lacroix is particularly interested in the role of ultrasound in the evaluation of uterine pathologies, as well as the effectiveness of minimally invasive techniques, such as hysteroscopic resection, on the control of bleeding.

In recent years, her work has also focused on treating women with infertility through improved surgical management of endometriosis and a better understanding of the factors influencing its impact on reproductive function. Finally, she is evaluating a simple, accessible and inexpensive treatment: uterine lavage with saline water before ovulation, which could have the potential to reduce the burden of treating unexplained infertility.

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Richard E, Morin J, Murji A, Lemyre M, Laberge PY, Maheux-Lacroix S

Effect of Postoperative Hormonal Suppression on Fertility in Patients With Endometriosis After Conservative Surgery: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

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Obstet Gynecol, 139 (6), 2022.

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Noël I, Dodin S, Dufour S, Bergeron MÈ, Lefebvre J, Maheux-Lacroix S

Evaluation of predictor factors of psychological distress in women with unexplained infertility

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Ther Adv Reprod Health, 16 , 2022.

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Effects of pre-operative isolation on postoperative pulmonary complications after elective surgery: an international prospective cohort study

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Anaesthesia, 76 (11), 2021.

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Timing of surgery following SARS-CoV-2 infection: an international prospective cohort study

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Anaesthesia, 76 (6), 2021.

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Li FG, Maheux-Lacroix S, Deans R, Nesbitt-Hawes E, Budden A, Nguyen K, Lim CY, Song S, McCormack L, Lyons SD, Segelov E, Abbott JA

Effect of Fractional Carbon Dioxide Laser vs Sham Treatment on Symptom Severity in Women With Postmenopausal Vaginal Symptoms: A Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA, 326 (14), 2021.

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Simon V, Bergeron MÈ, Lamarre A, Laberge P, Maheux-Lacroix S

Is an abdominal cerclage indicated with a cervical myomectomy? A case report

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Case Rep Womens Health, 32 , 2021.

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Dufour S, Viau M, Cote M, Lefebvre J, Maheux-Lacroix S, Bergeron ME

Impact of a Pozzi tenaculum forceps use on the success rate of intrauterine insemination (IUI) : protocol for a randomised control trial

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BMJ Open, 11 (3), 2021.

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Chen I, Mallick R, Allaire C, Bajzak KI, Belland LM, Bougie O, Cassell KA, Choudhry AJ, Cundiff GW, Kroft J, Leyland NA, Maheux-Lacroix S, Rajakumar C, Randle E, Robertson D, Thiel JA, Tulandi T, Yong PJ, Laberge PY,

Technicity in Canada: A Nationwide Whole-Population Analysis of Temporal Trends and Variation in Minimally Invasive Hysterectomies

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J Minim Invasive Gynecol, 28 (5), 2021.

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Dimentberg E, Cardaillac C, Richard E, Plante AS, Maheux-Lacroix S

Translation and Cultural Validation of the WERF EPHect Endometriosis Patient Questionnaire into Canadian French

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J Obstet Gynaecol Can, 43 (7), 2021.

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Maheux-Lacroix S, Belanger M, Pinard L, Lemyre M, Laberge P, Boutin A

Diagnostic Accuracy of Intraoperative Tools for Detecting Endometriosis: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

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J Minim Invasive Gynecol, 27 (2), 2020.

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Active projects

  • Banque de données et d'échantillons biologiques humains sur l'endométriose, from 2020-12-01 to 2022-12-31
  • Effets d'une intervention visant l'amélioration de qualité alimentaire chez les femmes à risque de diabète gestationnel : une étude pilote, from 2021-10-28 to 2022-12-31
  • Endométriose: traiter l'infertilité et mieux catégoriser les phénotypes de la maladie, from 2022-07-01 to 2026-06-30
  • Le lavage utérin au salin physiologique comme traitement de l'infertilité inexpliquée: un essai clinique randomisé à double insu, from 2020-04-01 to 2024-03-31

Recently finished projects

  • Programme de soutien aux nouveaux chercheurs, from 2018-09-01 to 2020-08-31
  • Programme d’amélioration de la prise en charge des saignements utérins anormaux chez les femmes pré-ménopausées, from 2018-07-01 to 2022-06-30
  • Programme d’amélioration de la prise en charge des saignements utérins anormaux chez les femmes pré-ménopausées, from 2018-07-01 to 2022-06-30
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