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Low vitamin D is linked to poor fertility outcomes for women with polycystic ovarian syndrome

Posted by on Apr 30, 2019 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated vitamin D (vitD) levels in patients undergoing ovarian stimulation (OS).  They found that low vitD reduced the chance of live birth in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Some background Infertility can have a number of causes. One cause of infertility is polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). These...

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Treating infertility: is letrozole more effective than clomiphene for patients with polycystic ovary syndrome?

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

In a nutshell This study investigated if letrozole (Femara) improves fertility outcomes in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome. They found that letrozole was not superior to clomiphene (Clomid) in treating infertility in these women. Some background Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a condition that can lead to infertility. It is...

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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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Neosalpingostomy or salpingectomy: which is more successful in restoring tubal function?

Posted by on May 12, 2018 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated whether neosalpingostomy or salpingectomy resulted in better outcomes for women undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment. The study determined that IVF outcomes were similar in patients that underwent neosaplingostomy or salpingectomy. Some background Female infertility can have a number of...

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Fibroids and uterine blood supply: a possible concern for infertility treatment?

Posted by on Jan 15, 2018 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated if fibroids have an effect on the blood supply to the uterus in women with fertility issues. They found that women with fibroids have increased blood supply to the uterus wall and lining. Some background Fibroids are masses of tissue that form on the along the uterus. They can cause pain, infertility and...

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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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