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Reproductive technologies and the risk of birth defects

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

In a nutshell This study examined the risk of birth defects in children conceived with assisted reproductive technologies. Some background Previous studies have suggested that assisted reproductive technologies (ARTs) increase the risk of birth defects. ARTs include in-vitro fertilization (IVF), intracytoplasmatic sperm injection (ICSI),...

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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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Timing and number of intrauterine inseminations for best pregnancy outcomes

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

In a nutshell This study examined which intrauterine insemination (IUI) protocol yields the best pregnancy outcomes in women in which ovulation was induced using medications. Some background The first line of treatment in many infertile couples is the combination of ovulation induction drugs plus IUI. Induced ovulation involves giving medications,...

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Personalized IVF using genetic endometrial testing

Personalized IVF using genetic endometrial testing

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

In a nutshell This trial investigated whether a new genetic test could predict the best time to undergo embryo implantation during in-vitro fertilization (IVF). Some background Some women undergoing IVF experience repeated implantation failure (RIF). RIF means that the fertilized embryos introduced into the uterus fail to implant and result in...

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Should endometriomas be removed by surgery before IVF?

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

This article discussed current scientific data concerning the need and benefit of surgical treatment for endometriomas before in-vitro fertilization (IVF). Endometriosis is a condition in which the tissue that lines the innermost layer of the uterus is found elsewhere in the body. Frequently, this tissue is found in the ovaries, where it may lead...

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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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