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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 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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Letrozole vs. clomiphene citrate – which is more effective for ovulation induction in women with unexplained infertility?

Letrozole vs. clomiphene citrate – which is more effective for ovulation induction in women with unexplained infertility?

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

In a nutshell This study compared clomiphene citrate (Clomid) and letrozole (Femara) for ovulation induction (OI) drugs in women with unexplained infertility.  They found that letrozole was associated with lower miscarriage rates (MCRs).  Some background Unexplained infertility is a leading cause of infertility. Assisted...

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Controlled ovarian stimulation: how many mature oocytes are needed to produce at least 1 top quality embryo?

Controlled ovarian stimulation: how many mature oocytes are needed to produce at least 1 top quality embryo?

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

In a nutshell This study investigated the number of mature oocytes (eggs) needed to produce top-quality embryos (TQE). They found that at least 3 mature oocytes produced are associated with at least 1 TQE. Some background In vitro fertilization (IVF) first requires oocytes (eggs). They are retrieved by controlled ovarian stimulation (COS)....

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Are progestins as effective as gonadotrophin releasing hormone medications for women trying to conceive?

Are progestins as effective as gonadotrophin releasing hormone medications for women trying to conceive?

Posted by on Jun 21, 2020 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared the effectiveness and safety of progestins to gonadotrophin-releasing hormone (GnRH) medications for women trying to conceive. The results showed that progestins were as effective and safe as GRH medications and could be used as a cheaper alternative. Some background For women using medical assistance to...

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Does dehydroepiandrosterone supplementation improve ovarian stimulation in women with poor ovarian reserve?

Does dehydroepiandrosterone supplementation improve ovarian stimulation in women with poor ovarian reserve?

Posted by on Jun 14, 2020 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated if dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) improves controlled ovarian stimulation (COS) in women with poor ovarian reserve (POR). They found that DHEA improved ovarian response in these women. Some background Ovarian reserve is a measurement of female fertility. It tells us of many ovarian follicles a...

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