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Predicting pregnancy in women with poor ovarian response

Predicting pregnancy in women with poor ovarian response

Posted by on Jun 13, 2021 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at which factors can predict pregnancy following in vitro fertilization (IVF) for patients with a poor ovarian response (POR). It found that pregnancy was affected by age, body weight, ovarian reserve, and type of fertility medication. Some background For couples with infertility, IVF can greatly increase the chances of...

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Can letrozole-stimulated ovulation improve embryo transfer outcomes for women with PCOS?

Can letrozole-stimulated ovulation improve embryo transfer outcomes for women with PCOS?

Posted by on Mar 21, 2021 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared two types of frozen embryo transfer (FET) for women with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). It found that stimulating ovulation with letrozole (Femara) led to fewer pregnancy complications than using an artificial cycle. Some background FET is an infertility treatment in which a frozen embryo is transferred into...

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Does weight influence miscarriage for women with PCOS?

Does weight influence miscarriage for women with PCOS?

Posted by on Mar 6, 2021 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This analysis looked at which factors influence the risk of miscarriage for women with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) who were undergoing infertility treatment. It found that being overweight and insulin resistance can increase miscarriage risk in these patients. Some background Metabolism, hormones, and fertility are closely...

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Continuing endometriosis treatment during IVF

Continuing endometriosis treatment during IVF

Posted by on Jan 31, 2021 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at priming for in vitro fertilization (IVF) using dienogest (Visanne), which can reduce symptoms of endometriosis. It found that patients with endometriosis can use dienogest during IVF treatment. Some background Endometriosis is a condition in which cells from the lining of the uterus grow in other places, such as on...

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Does vitamin D increase the effectiveness of clomiphene citrate for women with PCOS?

Does vitamin D increase the effectiveness of clomiphene citrate for women with PCOS?

Posted by on May 17, 2020 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at adding vitamin D for women with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) who were overweight and being treated with clomiphene citrate (Clomid). It found that vitamin D increased ovulation and pregnancy rates for these patients. Some background Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a common condition of women of...

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Intracytoplasmic sperm injection vs. in vitro fertilization – which is more effective in older women with infertility?

Posted by on Apr 19, 2020 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness of intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) compared to in vitro fertilization (IVF) in older women. They found that fertilization rates were similar with ICSI and in vitro fertilization (IVF) in this group of patients.  Some background Assisted reproductive techniques (ART) is used to treat...

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Can platelet rich plasma improve ovary function?

Posted by on Feb 22, 2020 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at whether injections of platelet-rich plasma could improve in vitro fertilization (IVF) outcomes in women with poor ovary function. This study found that patients treated with PRP had improved ovary function and higher rates of pregnancy. Some background One cause of female infertility is a poor ovarian...

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Can EFI predict pregnancy in women with endometriosis?

Posted by on Feb 22, 2020 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at whether the Endometriosis Fertility Index (EFI) can predict pregnancy. This study found that EFI is a good predictor of natural pregnancy in women with endometriosis.  Some background Endometriosis (EM) is a disease where cells from the womb lining form lesions outside of the womb. It is a common cause of...

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