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What are the complementary treatment options for poor responders to ovarian stimulation?

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

In a nutshell This study analyzed treatment options for patients with a poor ovarian response (POR) to ovarian stimulation procedures for infertility.  They found that supplements with DHEA and coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) improved pregnancy rates in these women. Some background Controlled ovarian stimulation (COS) is the first part of assisted...

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Ovarian stimulation – minimal versus conventional in women seeking treatment for infertility

Posted by on Jan 10, 2019 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared minimal ovarian stimulation (MOS) to conventional ovarian stimulation (COS) in women undergoing fertility treatment. They found that MOS resulted in greater numbers of good-quality embryos and oocytes (eggs) in these women.  Some background During fertility treatment, women undergo controlled ovarian...

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Does the use of progestin in ovarian stimulation have any negative effects on infants born following IVF?

Posted by on Sep 16, 2018 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated if progestin-primed ovarian stimulation (PPOS) is associated with infant birth defects. They found that PPOS is not associated with negative outcomes in infants. Some background Assisted reproductive techniques (ART) include in vitro fertilization (IVF) and intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI). In order to...

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Evaluating the effect of myo-inositol supplementation on ovarian stimulation in women undergoing IVF

Posted by on Aug 19, 2018 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated if myo-inositol (MI) reduces the amount of gonadotrophins (GTs) needed for ovarian stimulation and the length of treatment in women undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF). The results showed that MI reduced the amount of GTs needed and the duration of fertility treatment in these women.  Some background...

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Ovarian stimulation treatment and cryopreservation in women at risk of ovarian hyperstimulation

Posted by on Jun 30, 2017 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This paper studied the outcome after use of GnRH antagonists and cryopreservation of embryos in women who were at high risk of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome. Use of GnRH antagonists was effective in achieving high levels of birth rate. Some background In-vitro fertilization is a procedure whereby the egg is fertilized by the...

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Do benign growths around the uterus affect pregnancy outcomes in unexplained infertility?

Posted by on Apr 25, 2017 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This paper studied whether uterine fibroids can affect pregnancy outcomes following ovarian stimulation with intrauterine insemination. Authors reported no differences in live birth rates in women with fibroids and those without fibroids. Some background Uterine fibroids are non-cancerous growths around the uterus. Studies have been...

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Can high progesterone levels have a negative impact on live birth rates during IVF?

Posted by on Sep 15, 2015 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined the impact of raised progesterone levels during in vitro fertilization treatment on live birth rates. Some background Many couples experiencing infertility undergo assisted reproductive techniques such as in­-vitro fertilization (IVF). In IVF, a male sperm fertilizes the females’ egg in a laboratory...

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