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Does progesterone treatment help frozen embryo transfers following a natural cycle?

Does progesterone treatment help frozen embryo transfers following a natural cycle?

Posted by on May 14, 2021 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This review looked at whether luteal phase support (LPS) using progesterone benefitted natural cycle frozen embryo transfers (FETs). It found that FETs with progesterone support had higher pregnancy and birth rates. Some background Frozen embryo transfer (FET) is an increasingly common infertility treatment. This technique transfers an...

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How does endometriosis surgery affect IVF outcomes?

How does endometriosis surgery affect IVF outcomes?

Posted by on Apr 11, 2021 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This review looked at the effect of endometriosis surgery before in vitro fertilization (IVF). It found that surgery led to better pregnancy outcomes for patients with severe endometriosis. Some background Endometriosis is a condition in which cells from the lining of the uterus grow on the ovaries, Fallopian tubes, or other places...

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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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Reviewing delayed start IVF protocol for patients with a poor ovarian response

Reviewing delayed start IVF protocol for patients with a poor ovarian response

Posted by on Dec 30, 2020 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This review compared medication protocols for in vitro fertilization (IVF) for women with a poor ovarian response (POR). It found that delayed start antagonist (DSA) protocol may improve IVF outcomes for patients with POR. Some background The infertility treatment IVF is a method to collect oocytes (eggs), fertilize them artificially,...

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Can IVF be started at other times of the menstrual cycle?

Can IVF be started at other times of the menstrual cycle?

Posted by on Dec 20, 2020 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This review compared starting ovarian stimulation (OS) for egg collection at the conventional time early in the menstrual cycle, to starting it in the luteal phase, late in the cycle. It found that both timelines led to successful egg collection. Using two collections in one cycle may improve outcomes for patients with a poor response to...

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Is natural cycle or hormone replacement cycle associated with better pregnancy rates in women undergoing frozen embryo transfer?

Is natural cycle or hormone replacement cycle associated with better pregnancy rates in women undergoing frozen embryo transfer?

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

In a nutshell This study compared natural cycle (NC) or hormone replacement cycle (HRC) in terms of fertility outcomes in women undergoing frozen embryo transfer (fzET).  They found that fertility outcomes were similar with NC or HRC.  Some background Assisted reproductive technology (ART) is used to treat infertility. ART includes...

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Metformin for women with PCOS undergoing IVF

Metformin for women with PCOS undergoing IVF

Posted by on Aug 27, 2020 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This analysis looked at the effects of metformin (Glucophage) for women with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) who are undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF). It found that metformin lowers the risk of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS), and may increase pregnancy rates for those who are overweight. Some background PCOS is a...

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Does polycystic ovarian syndrome affect the outcome of IVF after single ideal embryo transfer?

Does polycystic ovarian syndrome affect the outcome of IVF after single ideal embryo transfer?

Posted by on Jul 30, 2020 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated fertility outcomes in women with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) who had a single ideal fresh embryo transfer. They found that the live birth rate (LBR) was lower in women with PCOS compared to control women. Some background Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a disorder that can cause infertility....

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