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Superovulation and multiple birth: in search of kryptonite.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22463772     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The contribution of superovulation and ovulation induction to the multiple pregnancy epidemic in the U.S. is substantial. Further understanding of the contributing factors and, most importantly, preventive strategies are needed.
Authors:
Richard S Legro
Publication Detail:
Type:  Introductory Journal Article; Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Fertility and sterility     Volume:  97     ISSN:  1556-5653     ISO Abbreviation:  Fertil. Steril.     Publication Date:  2012 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-04-02     Completed Date:  2012-05-30     Revised Date:  2013-07-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372772     Medline TA:  Fertil Steril     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  793-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2012. Published by Elsevier Inc.
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033, USA. rsl1@psu.edu
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Female
Humans
Infertility / physiopathology,  therapy*
Multiple Birth Offspring* / statistics & numerical data
Ovulation Induction / adverse effects*
Pregnancy
Pregnancy, Multiple* / statistics & numerical data
Risk Assessment
Risk Factors
Superovulation*
Treatment Outcome
United States / epidemiology
Grant Support
ID/Acronym/Agency:
R01 HD056510/HD/NICHD NIH HHS; R01HD056510/HD/NICHD NIH HHS; U10 HD038992/HD/NICHD NIH HHS; U10HD38992/HD/NICHD NIH HHS
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