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Aflatoonian, Abbas
Background: One of the major and life-threatening side effects of Assisted Reproductive Technique (ART) is ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS). The available data however, have been showed that both Cabergoline (anti VEGF) and coasting reduce the severity of OHSS. Objective: We aimed to compare coasting and Cabergoline administration in prevention of ...
Ramón Olga - - 2009
BACKGROUND: The aim was to ascertain whether using ultrasound guidance during intrauterine insemination (IUI) could increase pregnancy rates (PRs). METHODS: The population under study consisted of 73 consecutive couples subjected to IUI in our Human Reproduction Unit, between June and December 2006, with a total of 231 IUI cycles performed. ...
Eftekhar Zahra - - 2009
BACKGROUND: There are therapeutic dilemmas regarding fertility-preserving treatment among young women with well-differentiated endometrial carcinoma. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Twenty-one patients with stage IA well-differentiated endometrial adenocarcinoma were enrolled in a prospective study. The treatment initiated with 160 mg/d of megestrol acetate. The patients underwent dilatation and curettage and hysteroscopy after ...
Beyer C E - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Although preimplantation genetic screening (PGS) is widely offered, there are contradictory reports on the clinical merit of this procedure. Any gain from embryo selection following aneuploidy screening must significantly outweigh the impact of the procedure. Variability of technical expertise in embryo biopsy, blastomere fixation, fluorescence in situ hybridization analysis, ...
Hunter Rodney J - - 2009
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the impact of increasing the magnesium (Mg(2+)) supplementation in the pre- and posthydration of patients receiving cisplatin plus radiation (CisXRT) to prevent chemotherapy-induced hypomagnesemia (CIH) events. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The study was conducted on newly diagnosed cervical cancer patients receiving CisXRT. ...
Surrey Eric S - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: To determine whether endometrial expression of the integrin alpha(v)beta(3) vitronectin can predict which endometriosis patient subgroup will benefit from pre-IVF cycle prolonged GnRH agonist (GnRHa) therapy. DESIGN: Prospective randomized institutional review board approved pilot trial. SETTING: Private assisted reproductive technology program. PATIENT(S): IVF candidates with regular menses, surgically confirmed ...
Ozcimen Emel Ebru - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effects of metformin on the ovarian stromal blood perfusion in the patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). METHODS: Twenty-five women with PCOS who underwent a Doppler examination of the ovarian stroma was evaluated; hormonal, anthropometric, and biochemical parameters of patients were determined. After the patients were ...
Falbo Angela - - 2009
The significance of polycystic ovarian morphology and its relation to polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is unclear, but probably it is associated with higher androgen and insulin levels and lower sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG) in absence of identifiable differences in gonadotropin dynamics. The aim of this study was to evaluate ...
Zácková Tamara - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate whether endometrial or ovarian parameters as measured using 3D power Doppler ultrasound would predict the outcome in frozen embryo transfer (FET) cycles. METHODS: Thirty women with no known gynecological pathology undergoing FET were recruited. The FET was carried out in the natural menstrual cycle 3-4 days after ...
Bukar M - - 2009
BACKGROUND: The need to conserve the uterus, against all odds even when child bearing is complete makes conservative management of uterine fibroids quite appealing in our environment. Our objective is to document the prevalence, demographic characteristics and the outcome of patients who had myomectomy METHODOLOGY: All cases of myomectomy performed ...
Lambers Marieke J - - 2009
BACKGROUND: To demonstrate the effect of immediate ambulation after embryo transfer on the intrauterine location of the transfer content. METHODS: Prospective observational randomized controlled study. RESULTS: Fifty-seven patients (47.5%) had one air bubble at transfer and after 15 min change in position: group A (bedrest) 2.69 mm, group B (immediate ...
Figueira Rita De C??ssia S??vio Rde - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To investigate whether poor response to controlled ovarian stimulation (COS) is due to a qualitative decline in ovarian function. METHODS: This retrospective cohort study included 436 patients younger than 35-years old, undergoing COS for intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI). Patients with four or fewer MII oocytes after COS (poor-responder group, ...
Unluhizarci K - - 2009
To investigate the clinical efficacy and safety of the finasteride (5 mg/day) plus flutamide (125 mg/day) combination therapy in unselected women with hirsutism, 44 women were involved in the study. The effects of such combination treatment have not been reported previously. The patients were assigned to 3 treatment groups: 14 ...
Ng Kam Chuen Marie J - - 2009
Optimizing responses to intravenous furosemide (ivF) in acute pulmonary edema is limited by current insensitive noninvasive means of volume assessment. We conducted a pilot study to assess the feasibility of performing repeated measures of echocardiographic and bioimpedance analysis (BIA) parameters and test their response as noninvasive markers of volume response ...
Karamanidis D - - 2009
PURPOSE: To evaluate the feasibility, safety and clinical outcomes of a new 2-minute hot liquid balloon endometrial ablation system (Thermablate). MATERIAL AND METHOD: This prospective observational study included 72 premenopausal women with menorrhagia. All patients were treated from February 2005 through February 2008 under general anaesthesia in the Department of ...
Kumbak Banu - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effect of metformin addition during ovarian hyperstimulation on cycle parameters and outcome of in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment in polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) patients with a body mass index (BMI) <28 kg/m(2). DESIGN: Retrospective review of patients' records. SETTING: Istanbul Memorial Hospital Assisted Reproductive Treatment Unit. ...
Beretsos Panagiotis - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Recently, it has been demonstrated that, in patients down-regulated by GnRH analogues (GnRHa), a short-term pre-treatment with recombinant LH (rLH), prior to recombinant FSH (rFSH) administration, increases the number of small antral follicle prior to FSH stimulation and the yield of normally fertilized embryos. However, no data exist in ...
Tanahatoe Sandra J - - 2009
BACKGROUND: To gain more insight in whether failure of intrauterine insemination (IUI) treatment in patients with idiopathic subfertility could be related to diminished fertilization, the aim of this study is to compare the fertilization of an initial IVF procedure after six cycles of IUI and the fertilization of an initial ...
Perrone G - - 2009
BACKGROUND/AIM: The aim of this prospective controlled study was to compare the effects of two therapies for menopause on factor VII (FVII) and hemostatic variables. METHODS: Postmenopausal women were assigned to receive one of the following treatments: transdermal estradiol (TTS E2; 50 microg) combined in a continuous sequential regimen with ...
Mahmoud K G H M - - 2010
This study was designed to evaluate effects of different combinations of cryoprotectants on the ability of vitrified immature buffalo oocytes to undergo in vitro maturation. Straw and open-pulled straw (OPS) methods for vitrification of oocytes at the germinal vesicle stage also were compared. The immature oocytes were harvested from ovaries ...
Quintans G - - 2009
Suckling and nutrition are generally recognized as two major factors controlling the duration of the postpartum anovulatory period. In the present study, the effect of premature weaning and suckling restriction with nose plates (NPs) on cow and calf performance was evaluated. The study was conducted over 2 years; primiparous Hereford ...
Fábregues Francisco - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Studies in macaques have indicated that androgens have some synergistic effects with FSH on folliculogenesis. This study investigated the usefulness of pretreatment with transdermal testosterone in low-responder IVF patients. METHODS: Randomized clinical trial including 62 infertile women who had a background of the first IVF treatment cycle cancelled because ...
Titi H H - - 2010
The objective of this experiment was to evaluate the effect of GnRH, progestagen and prostaglandin F(2alpha) on estrus synchronization in sheep and goats. Sixty Awassi ewes and 53 Damascus does were used in the study. The experiment started at the beginning of the breeding season (June/July). The same treatments were ...
Shi Yangyang - - 2008
BACKGROUND: Adenosarcoma of the uterus is one of the rare types of gynaecological malignant tumours. Poor awareness of it among clinicians makes it difficult to diagnose correctly and timely, so it is helpful to enrich and update our knowledge about the tumour with new information of patients. AIM: To improve ...
Carizza Carlos - - 2008
Prophylactic use of cabergoline has been associated with a decrease in the severity of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS). A prospective randomized study was designed to evaluate the potential of cabergoline to decrease the incidence of OHSS in high-risk patients undergoing assisted reproductive technology treatment; 166 patients with oestradiol concentrations over ...
Varma Rajesh - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effectiveness of hysteroscopic submucous myomectomy for women with heavy menstrual bleeding (HMB) over a minimum 1-year period and assess prognostic factors associated with treatment success. STUDY DESIGN: Prospective observational study set in a university teaching hospital in UK involving 92 women symptomatic of HMB with submucous ...
Agarwal Mukta - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to assess the efficacy and safety of mifepristone as a contraceptive pill. STUDY DESIGN: A prospective case-control study was conducted in a tertiary care center of North India. The study group (n = 86) was given 200-mg mifepristone tablets on the 16th day ...
Meng Chao Lu - - 2010
The aim of this study was to examine the possible differences of oestrous intensity between natural oestrus and induced oestrus using the walking activity measuring device. Walking activity was used as an evaluation index of oestrous intensity. A total of 27 Japanese Black cows, more than 40 days after calving ...
Cortell C - - 2010
This study aims to assess the efficiency of in vivo oocyte and embryo recovery after a recombinant human FSH (rhFSH) treatment in rabbit does. Females were distributed in two experimental groups: donor does were treated with rhFSH (superovulation group) for 3 days prior to artificial insemination (embryo recovery) or ovulation ...
van Dongen Heleen - - 2009
STUDY OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to estimate the influence of alternatives to hysterectomy for abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB) on hysterectomy rates. DESIGN: Retrospective cohort study. Canadian Task Force II-2. SETTING: University hospital. PATIENTS: Premenopausal patients with AUB. INTERVENTIONS: Medical records of all premenopausal patients treated for AUB ...
Demirol Aygul - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To compare the efficacy of the microdose flare-up and multiple-dose antagonist protocols for poor-responder patients in intracytoplasmic sperm injection-ET cycles. DESIGN: A randomized, prospective study. SETTING: Center for assisted reproductive technology in Turkey. PATIENT(S): Ninety patients with poor ovarian response in a minimum of two previous IVF cycles. INTERVENTION(S): ...
Seracchioli Renato - - 2008
STUDY OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the relationship between anatomic locations and diameter of endometriotic lesions with severity of perimenstrual dyschezia (pain with defecation) as a possible location-indicating pain symptom for posterior deep infiltrating endometriosis (DIE). DESIGN: Retrospective analysis (Canadian Task Force classification II-3). SETTING: Tertiary care university hospital. PATIENTS: We reviewed ...
Wang Peng-Hui - - 2008
STUDY OBJECTIVE: To estimate the necessity of laparoscopic myomectomy (LM) in the treatment of women with symptomatic uterine myomas who are undergoing laparoscopic uterine vessel occlusion (LUVO). DESIGN: A comparative observational study (Canadian Task Force classification II-3). SETTING: Medical center. PATIENTS: In all, 163 patients with symptomatic, uncomplicated myomas warranting ...
Parlevliet J M - - 2009
This study was conducted to measure the concentration of cefquinome in the endometrium of mares after intrauterine treatment and to evaluate associated inflammation. Mares (n = 14) were randomly assigned to one of the following groups: (i) control (n = 4) were either not treated (n = 2) or received ...
Park Hyun-Jung - - 2009
STUDY OBJECTIVE: The goal of this preliminary study was to assess the effect of cyclic monophasic oral contraceptives (OCs) as a postoperative long-term maintenance therapy (median 33.2 months) to suppress recurrence of endometrioma after conservative ovarian surgery followed by gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) analog treatment. DESIGN: Retrospective clinical study (Canadian Task ...
Seracchioli Renato - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate long-term cyclic and continuous administration of oral contraceptive pills (OCP) in preventing ovarian endometrioma recurrence after laparoscopic cystectomy. DESIGN: Prospective, randomized, controlled trial. SETTING: Tertiary care University Hospital. PATIENT(S): Two hundred thirty-nine women who underwent laparoscopic excision of ovarian endometriomas. INTERVENTION(S): Patients were divided randomly into three ...
Deleuze S - - 2010
Contents The effect of cysteamine on in vitro nuclear and cytoplasmic maturation of equine oocytes collected by transvaginal ultrasound guided follicular aspiration was assessed. Oocytes were matured in vitro with (cysteamine group) or without (control group) cysteamine. The nuclear stage after DNA Hoechst staining, penetration rates after two different in ...
Touboul Cyril - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To determine the rate of uterine synechiae after bipolar hysteroscopic myomectomy in patients suffering from infertility. DESIGN: Retrospective case series study. SETTING: University obstetrics gynecologic and assisted reproduction center. PATIENT(S): A group of 53 patients with primary (n = 30) and secondary (n = 23) infertility. INTERVENTION(S): Patients underwent ...
von Wolff Michael - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To analyze if oocytes can be obtained in all patients before cancer treatment within 2 weeks by initiating ovarian stimulation during the follicular or luteal phase. DESIGN: Prospective controlled multicenter trial. SETTING: Four university-based centers. PATIENT(S): Forty cancer patients before chemotherapy. INTERVENTION(S): Twenty-eight patients were stimulated with gonadotropins in ...
Savelli Luca - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the tolerability, side effects and complications of hysterosalpingocontrast sonography (HyCoSy). DESIGN: Prospective study. SETTING: University hospital. PATIENT(S): 669 infertile women. INTERVENTION(S): All patients were examined with HyCoSy and monitored for 30 minutes after the procedure. A telephone interview was subsequently carried out to record possible late side ...
Mao Yuyan - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to explore the clinical value of intra-operative gross examination for the surgical management of endometrial carcinoma. STUDY DESIGN: A retrospective study was conducted in 424 women who underwent surgical treatment for endometrial carcinoma between January 2002 and December 2006. The results of myometrial ...
Chaudhury Kalyansree - - 2008
To decide if metformin augments clomiphene response for ovulation induction in non-obese women with polycystic ovary syndrome, a prospective randomised placebo-controlled trial was undertaken among 27 patients, who were found eligible for this study following clinical assessment and basic investigations. Women with polycystic ovary syndrome, even when non-obese, has increased ...
Gurates Bilgin - - 2008
Uterine leiomyomas are the most common benign tumours of the female genital tract, often necessitating hysterectomy. The most common symptoms are dysmenorrhoea, menorrhagia, infertility and abortion. Ovarian hormones seem to play an essential role in pathogenesis, and deprivation of ovarian oestrogen causes leiomyomas to shrink significantly. The purpose of this ...
Blanco I D P - - 2009
This study examined the effect of treating mares with equine pituitary extract (EPE) alone or in combination with hCG on the recovery rate of immature follicles by transvaginal follicular aspiration (ovum pick-up; OPU). Ten normally cycling crossbred mares aged 3-15 years and weighing 350-400 kg were subjected to each of ...
Pabuccu Recai - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: To highlight the efficiency of intrauterine device (IUD) guidance during hysteroscopic adhesiolysis for severe intrauterine adhesions. DESIGN: A prospective, randomized trial. SETTING: Private tertiary and referral infertility clinic. PATIENT(S): Seventy-one subfertile patients who underwent hysteroscopic treatment of intrauterine synechiae or adhesions. INTERVENTION(S): Thirty-six women in group 1 were initially ...
Wang Peng-Hui - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To compare the efficacy of surgical-medical treatment and surgery alone in the treatment of uterine symptomatic adenomyoma. DESIGN: Prospective nonrandomized study. SETTING: Medical centers. PATIENT(S): One hundred sixty-five women treated with conservative adenomyomectomy. INTERVENTION(S): Surgery followed by six-course treatment (n = 114, surgical-medical group) or no treatment (n = ...
Son Weon-Young - - 2008
BACKGROUND: The efficiency of in vitro maturation (IVM) techniques is suboptimal compared with controlled ovarian stimulation combined with IVF cycles, and studies are needed to identify factors that predispose IVM cycles to success or failure. We compared the outcome of IVM cycles with different dominant follicle (DF) size at oocyte ...
Landi Stefano - - 2008
STUDY OBJECTIVE: A strong association exists between adenomyosis and endometriosis and a common pathogenetic mechanism was proposed. The aim of this study was to evaluate whether and how the presence of concurrent adenomyosis can affect the outcome of laparoscopic excision of deep endometriosis. DESIGN: Data were retrospectively collected from our ...
Skidmore J A - - 2009
This study was designed to compare the efficacy of various treatments intended to synchronise follicular wave cycles in dromedary camels by removing the existing follicle of unknown size and replacing it with a follicle capable of ovulating at a known time. Camels were randomly assigned to one of five groups ...
Badawy Ahmed - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the outcome of long letrozole therapy for induction of ovulation in patients with clomiphene-resistant polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). DESIGN: Prospective randomized controlled study. SETTING: University teaching hospital and a private practice. PATIENT(S): The study comprised 218 patients with clomiphene-resistant PCOS. INTERVENTION(S): Patients were randomly allocated to treatment ...
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