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Controlled ovarian stimulation with gonadotropins – what is the effect of woman’s age on success rates?

Posted by on Apr 7, 2020 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated factors that affect the fertility outcomes with intrauterine insemination (IUI) after controlled ovarian stimulation (COS). They found that clinical pregnancy (CPR) and live birth rates (LBR) were associated with female age.  Some background Assisted reproduction (AR) is used to treat infertility. There are a...

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Is intrauterine insemination associated with improved outcomes in women with a low ovarian reserve?

Posted by on Mar 25, 2020 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated if intrauterine insemination (IUI) is associated with improved pregnancy outcomes in women with a low ovarian reserve.  They found that pregnancy outcomes after IUI were similar in women with normal and low ovarian reserve. Some background Infertility can have many causes. One cause is a low ovarian...

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Evaluating the benefits of progesterone supplementation during ovulation induction

Posted by on Apr 24, 2014 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This review explored the use and benefits of progesterone supplementation in women undergoing ovulation induction and intrauterine insemination. Some background The successful implantation of a fertilized egg into the uterus is only possible if the uterus is receptive. This requires progesterone, a hormone released during the luteal...

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Improving pregnancy outcomes in women with endometriosis: the role of GnRH analogs

Posted by on Nov 19, 2013 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This article reviewed current data regarding pregnancy outcomes in women with endometriosis treated with a gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) analog before in-vitro fertilization (IVF). Some background Endometriosis is a condition in which cells of the inner-most layer of the uterus can be found in other organs (most commonly the...

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Does ICSI improve fertilization rates?

Posted by on Nov 19, 2013 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at in-vitro fertilization (IVF) outcomes in couples with unexplained infertility. Two egg fertilization techniques were compared: intracytoplasmatic sperm injection versus conventional insemination. Some background IVF involves the artificial joining of eggs and sperm in a laboratory dish. This is typically achieved...

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Treating infertility in women with PCOS

Posted by on Oct 31, 2013 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This article outlined the current trends and recommendations regarding fertility treatments for women suffering from polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Some background PCOS is a common condition affecting between 5-10% of women. The main features of PCOS are menstrual abnormalities (intervals longer than 35 days between periods),...

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