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Abdel Rahman Ashraf Hany - - 2010
To assess the effect of treatment of maternal subclinical hypothyroidism on infertility outcome. Between April 1, 2006, and April 22, 2007, we conducted a prospective, randomized trial in infertile women with subclinical hypothyroidism who elected to undergo in vitro at the Shatby University Hospital for Women in Alexandria, Egypt. Patients ...
Pessoa Lucilo Avila LA - - 2010
The purpose of this study was to describe the outcome of ultrasound-guided ethanol gel sclerotherapy of myomatous nodules 1 to 18 months after treatment. A total of 118 consecutive patients with a diagnosis of symptomatic leiomyomas referred for ethanol gel sclerotherapy were studied between November 2005 and July 2007. Clinical ...
Tanaka Yudai - - 2011
This is a case series to evaluate the efficacy of falloposcopic tuboplasty (FT), a surgical technique of recanalization of occluded fallopian tube. Of 153 patients with tubal infertility for more than 2 years who underwent FT, 28.9% (44 patients) conceived, and 27.3%, 75.0%, and 88.8% conceived in 1 month, 6 ...
Wiser A - - 2010
The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) supplementation on in vitro fertilization (IVF) data and outcomes among poor-responder patients. A randomized, prospective, controlled study was conducted. All patients received the long-protocol IVF. Those in the study group received 75 mg of DHEA once a ...
Scarselli Gianfranco - - 2011
The levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system may represent an effective treatment option in >85% of endometrial hyperplasia cases, but histologic regression during and/or at the end of treatment does not assure stable recovery. We recommend periodic endometrial samplings for at least the first 2 years of follow-up and long-term clinical surveillance thereafter.
Chaikhun T - - 2010
This study evaluated fertility in swamp buffalo after synchronization of ovulation combined with fixed time artificial insemination. At the start of the study, designated day 0, from a group of 98 female Thai swamp buffalo, 55 buffalo (heifers n° = 20 and cows n° = 35) were selected to be ...
El Behery Manal M - - 2011
To evaluate the effect of an absorbable polyglactin tie (i.e., cervical tourniquet) on postoperative uterine artery blood flow using three-dimensional (3D) power Doppler. Forty-four patients with symptomatic uterine myomas warranting surgical treatment were randomized to either receive absorbable cervical tourniquets group 1 or not group 2. Resistance index, pulsatility index, ...
Maman Ettie - - 2011
To compare the results of in vitro maturation (IVM) of oocytes for fertility preservation performed during the luteal phase of the cycle with those of IVM performed during the follicular phase. Retrospective chart review (August 2007 to June 2009). Academic tertiary referral fertility center. Cancer patients who underwent treatment for ...
King B J - - 2010
This study evaluated the ability of short-term grazing of live=green pasture to increase ovulation rate during late summer when annual pasture is generally dead and of low quality. Ovulation rates, measured by the number of corpora lutea, were compared between 4 nutritional treatments: senesced phalaris (Phalaris aquatica), phalaris plus 500g ...
Huang Xiao-wu - - 2010
For patients with severe endometriosis, the spontaneous pregnancy rates have been reported to be near 0 due to extreme distortion of normal pelvic anatomy. Surgery is one of the treatment options; however, if patients failed to conceive after surgery, in vitro fertilization (IVF) is effective. The objective of this retrospective ...
Melo Marco - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: To compare the efficacy of three different gonadotropin regimens in an oocyte donation program. The analysis of cost minimization also was evaluated. DESIGN: Prospective, randomized, controlled study. SETTING: Instituto Universitario-IVI, Valencia, Spain. PATIENT(S): One thousand twenty-eight donors undergoing a GnRH agonist protocol were assigned randomly to one of three ...
Jiang Hong - - 2010
In this prospective clinical study, ultrasound-guided transvaginal aspiration and sclerotherapy with 98% ethanol was performed before the IVF cycle in 33 patients with hydrosalpinx. The results showed that ultrasound aspiration and sclerotherapy could improve the endometrial receptivity and outcomes of IVF, with no recurring sign of the hydrosalpinx and no ...
Dong Xiaojing - - 2010
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: To introduce recent developments in a noninvasive treatment of using high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) for ablating uterine localized adenomyosis, and to discuss their potential in this application. RECENT FINDINGS: This literature roughly reviewed conservative therapy for uterine localized adenomyosis and emphasized using HIFU for ablating it. The ...
Alborzi Saeed - - 2011
To compare the role of an aromatase inhibitor (letrozole) with a GnRH agonist (triptorelin) versus case control on the pregnancy rate and recurrence of symptoms and signs in patients with endometriosis. In a prospective randomized clinical trial, after treatment of 144 infertile women in their reproductive age by laparoscopy (whose ...
Var Turgut - - 2011
The aim of this study was to evaluate the relationship of oestradiol level on the day of hCG (peak E2)/oocyte ratio and the outcome of ART cycles. Of the patients who underwent IVF-ET, 600 normal and high responders to the first cycle of COH with gonadotropin releasing hormone (GnRH)-agonist were ...
Stern Judy E - - 2011
To determine whether the first cycle of assisted reproductive technology (ART) predicts treatment course and outcome. Retrospective study of linked cycles. Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology Clinic Outcome Reporting System database. A total of 6,352 ART patients residing or treated in Massachusetts with first treatment cycle in 2004-2005 using fresh, ...
Werbrouck Erika - - 2011
To compare saline infusion sonography (SIS) with gel instillation sonography (GIS) in terms of feasibility and diagnostic accuracy. Prospective cohort study. Leuven University bleeding clinic. A total of 804 patients: two consecutive cohorts of 402 women undergoing SIS or GIS. Vaginal ultrasound (n=804) followed by SIS (n=402) or GIS (n=402); ...
Cameron J - - 2010
The objective of this work was to evaluate the reproductive performance of ewes exposed to a photoperiodic regimen consisting of continuous alternating 4-mo periods of long days (LD: 16 h of light/d) and short days (SHD: 8 h of light/d) in an accelerated lambing program of 3 lambings in 2 ...
Xishi Liu - - 2010
Adenomyosis is a difficult disease to manage and currently there is no investigative drug for adenomyosis on the horizon. We have previously reported in a pilot study that valproic acid (VPA) appears to be effective in treating adenomyosis. In this case series, we further evaluated the efficacy of VPA, with ...
Stadtmauer Laurel A - - 2011
To evaluate the effect of the gonadotropin-releasing hormone antagonist Ganirelix on gonadotropin ovulation induction (OI) in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Prospective, randomized, controlled study. Academic infertility center. Ninety-eight anovulatory women with PCOS undergoing 154 gonadotropin OI cycles. Patients were treated with recombinant FSH alone (group 1) or in ...
Cobo Ana - - 2010
An efficient oocyte cryopreservation method is mandatory to establish a successful egg-banking programme. Although there are increasing reports showing good clinical outcomes after oocyte cryopreservation, there is still a lack of large controlled studies evaluating the effectiveness of oocyte cryo-banking. In this study, we aimed to compare the outcome of ...
Katsumori Tetsuya - - 2011
The purpose of this study was to prospectively assess the safety and effectiveness of uterine artery embolization (UAE) using porous gelatin particle (PGP; Gelpart; Asuterasu, Tokyo, Japan) for symptomatic uterine fibroids. Twenty-five consecutive premenopausal women underwent UAE with PGP. The angiographic end point of embolization was near stasis of the ...
Amer Mohamed I - - 2010
STUDY OBJECTIVE: To estimate the efficacy of fresh and dried amnion graft after hysteroscopic lysis of severe intrauterine adhesions in decreasing its recurrence and encouraging endometrial regeneration. DESIGN: Pilot prospective randomized comparative study (Canadian Task Force classification I). SETTING: Ain Shams Medical School, Cairo, Egypt. PATIENTS: Forty-five patients with severe ...
Meng Xin - - 2010
This study compared the technical success of fibroid devascularization using high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) and radio frequency (RF) to provide an experimental basis for the clinical selection of a suitable, minimally invasive method for treating uterine fibroids. Patients were randomly divided into two groups and treated with HIFU or RF ...
Coban Onder - - 2010
To assess cycle outcome after oocyte refrigeration. Case report. Private IVF center. One couple in a donor oocyte program. Intracytoplasmic sperm injection and blastocyst culture after refrigeration of oocytes for 12 hours. Birth. Fourteen two-pronuclei zygotes from 17 metaphase II refrigerated oocytes resulted in transfer of two blastocysts at day ...
Yoldemir Tevfik - - 2011
Aim. To determine if the duration of ovarian hyperstimulation affects quality of embryos on the 3rd day. Methods. Retrospective cohort study was designed in a University affliated hospital. Six-hundred fifteen women undergoing first IVF treatment were grouped according to the duration of controlled ovarian hyperstimulation (COH) in long-down regulated cycles. ...
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In patients with non-localised prostate cancer, medical castration is generally achieved with a GnRH agonist such as triptorelin. A peripheral antiandrogen can be added during the first weeks of treatment to counteract the initial testosterone surge. Degarelix is the first GnRH antagonist to be authorised in this setting in the ...
Wong Alice Yuen Kwan - - 2010
Progestogen therapy has been found to be useful in controlling endometriosis. For patients after conservative surgery, long-term medical maintenance therapy should be sought to prevent recurrence and control symptoms. Levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (LNG-IUS) may be a useful form of prolonged progestogen therapy for endometriosis. To evaluate and compare the efficacy ...
Lee Seo Yeong - - 2010
Levonorgestrel releasing intrauterine system (LNG-IUS) has been shown to treat patients with non-atypical & atypical endometrial hyperplasia (EH) successfully in many western studies. Our purpose was to examine the effectiveness of LNG-IUS in the treatment of Korean women with EH. We conducted a prospective observational study of 12 women diagnosed ...
Narayan Anand - - 2010
To assess long-term clinical effectiveness of uterine artery embolization (UAE) compared with abdominal myomectomy. Women who received UAE (n = 87) or abdominal myomectomy (n = 98) for symptomatic uterine leiomyomata between 2000 and 2002 at a single institution were consecutively enrolled in this study. Patients whose procedures were performed ...
Fábregues Francisco - - 2011
Objective. To investigate the effect of oral contraceptives (OC), metformin and ovulation induction with gonadotropins on circulating anti-müllerian hormone (AMH). Design. Prospective clinical study. Patients. Thirty patients with PCOS (Group 1), 15 normogonadotropic anovulatory infertile women (WHO 2) (Group 2) and 15 normoovulatory control women (Group 3). Patients in Group 1 received OC ...
Pacchiarotti Alessandro - - 2010
To compare IVF outcome in ovarian stimulation protocols with recombinant FSH plus recombinant LH versus hMG, 122 patients were randomized into two study groups: group A, patients treated with urinary hMG, and group B, patients treated with rFSH plus rLH. The two groups proved to be comparable to the main ...
Kriplani Alka - - 2010
BACKGROUND: A prospective randomized trial was conducted to compare efficacy of a drospirenone-containing combined oral contraceptives (COC) with desogestrel-containing COC in women with polycystic ovary-syndrome (PCOS) not desirous of child-bearing. STUDY DESIGN: Sixty women were randomized into study group [ethinylestradiol (EE) 30 mcg+drospirenone 3 mg] and control group (EE 30 ...
Kroft Jamie - - 2010
To determine the safety and efficacy of a novel regimen of transdermal estrogen and vaginally administered progesterone for treatment of menopausal symptoms. A retrospective chart review was conducted of menopausal patients aged 46-65, using an oestradiol patch and vaginally administered prometrium for at least 1 year. Available transvaginal ultrasound (TVUS) ...
Bagis Tayfun - - 2010
The rationale for double insemination is to create the opportunity for a longer fertilization period as follicle rupture may occur over a wide interval (approximately 22-47 h) after hCG administration in ovarian hyperstimulation (OH) with intrauterine insemination (IUI) cycles. This randomized study evaluates the effectiveness of single versus double IUI ...
Bifulco Giuseppe - - 2010
To propose and validate endocervicoscopy, a new technique for patients with high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion and unsatisfactory or negative colposcopy. Prospective trial. Department of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Pathophysiology of Human Reproduction University of Naples Federico II. Ninety-five consecutive patients with repeatedly positive cervicovaginal cytology for high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion and ...
Legendre Guillaume - - 2010
To assess the accuracy of three-dimensional (3D) ultrasound to determine the position of Essure microinserts. Prospective observational study. Gynecology department in a teaching hospital. Forty women who underwent hysteroscopic sterilization from March through October 2008. Both 3D ultrasound and hysterosalpingography (HSG) were performed 3 months after the procedure to verify ...
Parthipun A A - - 2010
The purpose of this study was to determine whether there is a correlation between large uterine fibroid diameter, uterine volume, number of vials of embolic agent used and risk of complications from uterine artery embolisation (UAE). This was a prospective study involving 121 patients undergoing UAE embolisation for symptomatic uterine ...
Boudhrâa Khaled - - 2010
BACKGROUND: Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is the most common hormonal dysfunction in women. It's a cause of female infertility by oligoanovulation, clinical and biochemical hyperandrogenism and polycystic ovaries. Weight loss, firstly proposed in overweight or obese patient suffering from PCOS, aims to reduce hyperinsulinism and hyperandrogenism. Recently, Metformin, an insulin ...
McDougall S - - 2010
Cows anestrous at the start of a seasonal breeding period have lesser probability of breeding, lesser conception rates, and a longer interval to conception than cycling herdmates. Historically, treatment included estradiol benzoate, which is no longer available. Consequently, alternative programs are required. Hence, a study was undertaken to assess new ...
Davis Matthew G - - 2010
BACKGROUND: Oral contraceptives (OCs) are the most widely used method of reversible contraception. Recent alterations of the standard 28-day regimen have included shortening the traditional hormone-free interval (HFI), supplementing the HFI with low-dose estrogen, or increasing the number of active pills administered, thus extending the time between withdrawal bleeding episodes ...
Pluchino Nicola - - 2010
STUDY OBJECTIVE: To assess the roles of instrument diameter (5.0- or 3.5-mm external sheath), uterine distention medium (carbon dioxide [CO(2)] or saline solution), and hysteroscopist experience in diagnostic hysteroscopy. DESIGN: Prospective, randomized, multicenter trial (Canadian Task Force classification I). SETTING: Two university medical centers in Italy. PATIENTS: One hundred eighty-four ...
Sinisi A A - - 2010
Recombinant-FSH (rFSH) added to hCG at dose of 450 IU weekly is effective in inducing spermatogenesis in patients with hypogonadotropic hypogonadism (HH), but there are no data on the use of lower doses. This observational retrospective study evaluated whether 150-225 IU of rFSH weekly were able to induce spermatogenesis in ...
Freed Max M - - 2010
Since its introduction in 1995, uterine artery embolization (UAE) for fibroids has been extensively investigated. Particularly in the last 3 to 4 years, several high-quality studies assessing its outcome have been completed. Randomized trials and long-term observational studies have demonstrated that when successful, UAE can provide symptom control similar to ...
Neglia Gianluca - - 2010
The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of exogenous progesterone supplementation on superovulatory response in buffaloes that has undergone a multiple ovulation program. Fourteen Mediterranean buffaloes were divided into two groups and received a 4-day decreasing dosage of an equal mixture of 500 IU of FSH and ...
Keltz Martin - - 2010
In a prospective randomized fashion, this study evaluated embryo development in vitro after defragmentation versus assisted hatching alone of low grade day 3 embryos. Although a sustained decrease in day 5 fragmentation was observed in the defragmented group versus the assisted hatching only group, no difference in compaction rates or ...
Costantino Mary - - 2010
PURPOSE: To determine if uterine embolization via bilateral femoral puncture reduces fluoroscopy time with a similar frequency of puncture site complications compared with unilateral puncture. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Patients presenting for uterine artery embolization (UAE) for leiomyomata at a single institution were randomly assigned to receive unilateral or bilateral femoral ...
Duarte Gerardo - - 2010
The objective of this study was to determine whether reproductive seasonality of local well-fed female goats from subtropical Mexico (26 degrees N) can be controlled by photoperiod. The control group (n=12) remained in an open pen under natural photoperiod variations. The two experimental groups (n=8 each) were placed in light-proof ...
Raz Tal - - 2011
Reliable methods for regulating oestrus and superovulation in equine embryo transfer (ET) programs are desirable. The objective in this study was to compare two oestrus synchronization methods combined with equine follicle-stimulating hormone (eFSH) treatment in an ET program. In the progesterone and estradiol-17β (P&E) group, mares (n=12) were given progesterone ...
Tehraninejad Ensieh Shahrokh - - 2010
To evaluate the efficacy of GnRH antagonist in comparison with the GnRH agonist protocol in OCP pretreated polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOs) patients undergoing their first ART cycle. Prospective randomized controlled trial. University-based tertiary fertility center. Ninety-five PCOs patients under 35 years of age, with primary infertility were randomized to an ...
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