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What factors predict the outcome of clomiphene citrate ovarian stimulation in women with polycystic ovarian syndrome?

Posted by on Feb 15, 2020 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated factors affecting controlled ovarian stimulation (COS) with clomiphene citrate (CC) in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).  They found that low anti-mullerian hormone (AMH) and high endometrial thickness (EMT) are associated with higher clinical pregnancy rate (CPR) in these women. Some background...

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Low dose growth hormone for ovarian stimulation – are there improved outcomes in poor responders?

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

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness of low dose (LD) growth hormone (GH) for controlled ovarian stimulation (COS) in poor responder (PR) patients.  They found that LD-GH may improve fertility outcomes in these patients. Some background Controlled ovarian stimulation (COS) is used to help women ovulate. A combination of...

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Ovarian response – what impact does this have on fertility success after IVF?

Posted by on Jul 29, 2019 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated if ovarian response (OR) has an effect on pregnancy outcomes in patients undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF). They found that single embryo transfer (sET) in the blastocyst stage is preferred for all patients Some background In vitro fertilization (IVF) is a process that involves fertilizing an egg with sperm...

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Does ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome have an effect on child heart function?

Posted by on Oct 10, 2016 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study assessed the heart function of children born to mothers who had experienced ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS), which is a complication of assisted reproduction procedures. The authors found that children born to women who had experienced OHSS had poorer heart function compared to other children. Some background...

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Fertility drugs and cancer risk

Posted by on Jan 28, 2016 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study assessed the possible relationship between fertility drugs and cancer risk. The results showed a significant link between fertility drugs and thyroid cancer and melanomas, which requires further investigation. Some background Cancer is caused by abnormal cell growth. Fertility drugs, such as clomiphene citrate (Clomid),...

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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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Gonadotropin plus hCG versus hCG alone for egg retrieval

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

In a nutshell This study looked at the outcomes of a new egg retrieval strategy in women undergoing in-vitro fertilization (IVF). Researchers compared a 2-drug combination ("dual-trigger") to the standard hCG trigger injection. Some background IVF requires eggs retrieved from the ovaries to be fertilized by sperm in a laboratory dish. To...

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