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Treating Infertility: Is taking letrozole alone, or in combination with clomiphene more effective in women with polycystic ovary syndrome?

Posted by on Feb 11, 2019 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined if ovulation rates are higher in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) when taking letrozole (Femara) alone, or combined with clomiphene citrate (Clomid). This study concluded that ovulation rates are higher with the combination treatment in these women. Some background PCOS is a common cause of female...

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Does treatment with dexamethasone improve IVF outcomes in patients with elevated progesterone?

Posted by on Aug 13, 2018 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated if dexamethasone (Ozurdex) improves the success of in vitro fertilization (IVF) in patients with elevated progesterone. They found that low-dose dexamethasone resulted in a higher birth rates following IVF. Some background During fertility treatment, women may undergo ovarian stimulation to...

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Antibiotic treatment for chronic endometritis: what are the effects on IVF success?

Posted by on Aug 8, 2018 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated if antibiotic treatment for endometritis affects the outcome of in vitro fertilization (IVF). They found that antibiotic treatment of CE improved IVF outcomes in patients who also experienced recurrent implantation failure. Some background Chronic endometritis (CE) is a condition caused by inflammation in the...

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Medroxyprogesterone acetate: an effective ovarian stimulant for women with endometriosis?

Posted by on Nov 6, 2017 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effects of medroxyprogesterone acetate (MPA) as an ovarian stimulant in women with endometriosis. They found that MPA was similarly effective as conventional COH protocol and was well tolerated. Some background Women undergoing fertility treatment may undergo controlled ovarian stimulation (COH). This...

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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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Effect of endometrioma on IVF

Posted by on Apr 3, 2017 in Infertility | 1 comment

In a nutshell This paper studied how endometriosis and surgery can affect outcomes in women undergoing in-vitro fertilization (IVF). Based on current evidence, individualized care should be given to patients.  Some background Endometriosis is a condition where the inner tissue of the uterus (endometrium), grows in other places. Endometrial...

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Anti-mullerian hormone levels can help predict outcome of in-vitro maturation treatment

Posted by on Jan 23, 2017 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This paper studied whether anti-mullerian hormone levels can predict outcomes of in-vitro maturation in women with PCOS. Authors concluded that in-vitro maturation could be considered in women with high levels of anti-mullerian hormone. Some background Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a condition where many cysts grow in the...

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