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Neosalpingostomy or salpingectomy: which is more successful in restoring tubal function?

Posted by on May 12, 2018 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated whether neosalpingostomy or salpingectomy resulted in better outcomes for women undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment. The study determined that IVF outcomes were similar in patients that underwent neosaplingostomy or salpingectomy. Some background Female infertility can have a number of...

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From Physician to Patient: Dr. Kelly Shanahan Part 1

From Physician to Patient: Dr. Kelly Shanahan Part 1

Posted by on Mar 25, 2018 in Blog, Breast cancer, Infertility | 1 comment

Dr. Kelly Shanahan attended the University of Virginia Medical School, graduating in 1987. Her residency at Temple University in obstetrics and gynecology ending as a chief resident in 1991. After practicing for a short time in Pennsylvania, she moved to California spring of 1994 “seeking a more ‘laid back life.'” She set up a private...

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5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Your Adrenal Glands

5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Your Adrenal Glands

Posted by on Mar 15, 2018 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia, Blog, Breast cancer, Colorectal cancer, Coronary artery disease, Diabetes mellitus, Erectile dysfunction, Hodgkin's lymphoma, Hypertension, Infertility, Kidney stones, Leukemia, Lung cancer, Lymphoma, Melanoma, Multiple Myeloma, Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, Prostate cancer, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Stroke, Urinary incontinence, Urinary tract infection | 3 comments

The adrenal glands-which are also called suprarenal glands-are part of the endocrine system and are found on the top of each kidney. How the endocrine system hormones work Hormones secreted from glands of the endocrine system travel in the bloodstream to target cells. Target cells have receptors that are specific to each hormone. The hormones and receptors...

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IVF vs ICSI: which is more successful procedure for older women with infertility?

Posted by on Mar 3, 2018 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated in vitro fertilization (IVF) and intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) in to treat infertility in women over the age of 40. This study found that IVF resulted in higher rates of implantation and adjusted live-birth compared to ICSI. Some background Infertility is treated by using one or more assisted...

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Fresh versus Frozen: Embryo transfer for women seeking fertility treatment

Posted by on Jan 29, 2018 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the live-birth rates following fresh or frozen embryo transfer in women who ovulate. They found there was no difference in the live birth rates following either frozen- or fresh-embryo transfer. Some background Embryo transfer is one of the final steps in a fertility treatment cycle. At this point the oocyte...

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Fibroids and uterine blood supply: a possible concern for infertility treatment?

Posted by on Jan 15, 2018 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated if fibroids have an effect on the blood supply to the uterus in women with fertility issues. They found that women with fibroids have increased blood supply to the uterus wall and lining. Some background Fibroids are masses of tissue that form on the along the uterus. They can cause pain, infertility and...

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