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Achieving a successful pregnancy in women with polycystic ovary syndrome.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22108285     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a disease of complex and still poorly understood cause and of variable phenotypes. It is characterized by anovulation, hyperandrogenism, and polycystic ovaries. Infertility is commonly present. A variety of methods has been used successfully to achieve pregnancy in women with PCOS. Maintenance of pregnancy is complicated by a higher rate of premature spontaneous abortions and high risk of gestational diabetes, hypertension, and preeclampsia. However, with careful monitoring and treatment, the outcome of pregnancy in most women with PCOS is excellent.
Authors:
Takako Araki; Rony Elias; Zev Rosenwaks; Leonid Poretsky
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Endocrinology and metabolism clinics of North America     Volume:  40     ISSN:  1558-4410     ISO Abbreviation:  Endocrinol. Metab. Clin. North Am.     Publication Date:  2011 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-11-23     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8800104     Medline TA:  Endocrinol Metab Clin North Am     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  865-94     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2011. Published by Elsevier Inc.
Affiliation:
Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Beth Israel Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 317 East 17th Street, Fierman Hall 7th Floor, New York, NY 10003, USA.
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