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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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Comparing hMG and FSH for high ovarian responders during intracytoplasmic sperm injection

Comparing hMG and FSH for high ovarian responders during intracytoplasmic sperm injection

Posted by on Jun 6, 2020 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared human menopausal gonadotropin (hMG) to follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) prior to intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) for patients predicted to have a strong ovarian response. It found that both types of gonadotropin hormone were effective, but that hMG had fewer side effects and miscarriages. Some background...

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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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