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IVF outcomes in women with polycystic ovarian syndrome – are there increased risks?

Posted by on Aug 30, 2019 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the outcomes of in vitro fertilization (IVF) pregnancies in women with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS).  They found that PCOS patients had a greater risk of complications after IVF. Some background Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal disorder that can lead to infertility. Women with PCOS may...

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Evaluating the effect of myo-inositol supplementation on ovarian stimulation in women undergoing IVF

Posted by on Aug 19, 2018 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated if myo-inositol (MI) reduces the amount of gonadotrophins (GTs) needed for ovarian stimulation and the length of treatment in women undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF). The results showed that MI reduced the amount of GTs needed and the duration of fertility treatment in these women.  Some background...

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Does metformin improve fertility outcomes in polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) patients undergoing ovulation induction?

Posted by on Oct 9, 2017 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated if co-treatment with metformin improved fertility outcomes in patients with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). They found that metformin co-treatment was associated with a higher birth rate and higher pregnancy rates in PCOS patients. Some background Women with PCOS can experience fertility problems and may...

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Do AMH levels indicate the number of antral follicles in polycystic ovarian syndrome?

Posted by on Jul 31, 2017 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated if anti-Mullerian hormone (AMH) was associated with antral follicle count in women with polycystic ovarian conditions. They found that AMH levels were a reliable predictor of antral follicle count in these patients. Some background Anti-Mullerian hormone (AMH) is produced in the premature ovarian (antral)...

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Administration of Utrogestan and hMG results in improved IVF outcome in PCOS patients

Posted by on Jul 15, 2017 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated if the utrogestan and hMG protocol improved the viability of embryos and success of IVF in women with PCOS.  Some background Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a condition due to hormonal imbalances which results in irregular ovulation and mentruation and can greatly impact female fertility. In vitro...

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Chinese herbal medicine for Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Posted by on May 11, 2017 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This review examined whether Chinese herbal medicine was beneficial for women with polycystic ovarian syndrome. Authors reported no evidence that Chinese herbal medicine improves pregnancy rates among women with polycystic ovarian syndrome. Some background Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) occurs when many cysts grow in the ovaries....

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An overview of treatment options for inducing ovulation in polycystic ovary syndrome

Posted by on Jul 10, 2016 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This review analyzed current evidence on the most effective approach to achieve mono-ovulation (one egg released) or ovulation in general in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Authors reported good safety and effectiveness for a number of treatment options for PCOS. These should be individualized wherever possible.  Some...

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Is follicle size important in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome undergoing intrauterine insemination?

Posted by on Mar 7, 2016 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study explored the impact of follicle size and endometrial thickness on pregnancy rates in women with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) undergoing ovarian stimulation and intrauterine insemination (a fertility treatment). The study concluded that pregnancy rates were not affected by follicle size or endometrial thickness. Some...

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How are ovarian cysts, surgery and infertility related?

Posted by on Oct 17, 2014 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This paper studied the relationship between ovarian cysts, surgery and infertility. Some background An ovarian cyst is a fluid filled sac found in the ovary. It is difficult to determine the impact of ovarian cysts on infertility and on assisted reproductive technology. Potential complications from ovarian cysts can be managed...

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