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High frequency of iatrogenic monozygotic twins with administration of clomiphene citrate and a change in chorionicity.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16500356     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The data of the population-based, prospective survey of multiple births in East Flanders, Belgium, show that a greater proportion of monozygotic twins is observed with clomiphene citrate as sole treatment compared with other ovulatory drugs. Among iatrogenic monozygotic twins, the ratio of monochorionic versus dichorionic pairs is higher compared with spontaneous twins.
Authors:
Catherine Derom; Fernand Leroy; Robert Vlietinck; Jean-Pierre Fryns; Robert Derom
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Fertility and sterility     Volume:  85     ISSN:  1556-5653     ISO Abbreviation:  Fertil. Steril.     Publication Date:  2006 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-02-27     Completed Date:  2006-03-21     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372772     Medline TA:  Fertil Steril     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  755-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Center of Human Genetics, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium. catherine.derom@uz.kuleuven.ac.be
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Chorion*
Clomiphene / therapeutic use*
Female
Fertility Agents, Female / therapeutic use*
Gonadotropins / therapeutic use
Humans
Pregnancy
Prospective Studies
Reproductive Techniques, Assisted
Triplets
Twins, Dizygotic
Twins, Monozygotic*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Fertility Agents, Female; 0/Gonadotropins; 911-45-5/Clomiphene

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