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...Read More
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Evaluating the effect of myo-inositol supplementation on ovarian stimulation in women undergoing IVF
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...Read More
Does metformin improve fertility outcomes in polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) patients undergoing ovulation induction?
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...Read More
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)...Read More
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...Read More
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....Read More
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...Read More
Is follicle size important in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome undergoing intrauterine insemination?
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...Read More
In a nutshell This study assessed the effects of berberine on the menstrual cycle, ovulation rates, hormone levels and metabolism of Chinese women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). This study found that berberine may improve the menstrual pattern and ovulation rates in these patients. Some background PCOS is a syndrome in which...Read More
In a nutshell This study examined whether altering the dose and duration of clomiphene citrate (Clomid) treatment can enhance pregnancy success. Some background Clomiphene citrate (CC) is a drug used to treat infertility by inducing ovulation. It is the most commonly used drug to treat infertility as it is inexpensive, effective and safe....Read More
In a nutshell This study looked women with polycystic ovary syndrome and their male partners to see if weight, smoking and intercourse impacts live births. Some background Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal problem in women that can lead to infertility and increased weight. PCOS can decrease the chances of...Read More
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...Read More