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Triplet pregnancy after ovulation induction with an aromatase inhibitor.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17953943     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
OBJECTIVE: To describe the first reported case of a triplet pregnancy subsequent to the use of an aromatase inhibitor for ovulation induction. DESIGN: Case report. SETTING: Academic medical center. PATIENT(S): A 32-year-old female with polycystic ovary syndrome and primary infertility. INTERVENTION(S): Letrozole, 5 mg/day, on cycle days 2 to 6 for ovulation induction. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE(S): Clinical pregnancy. RESULT(S): Viable triplet gestation. CONCLUSION(S): Use of an aromatase inhibitor for ovulation induction does not eliminate the risk for higher order multiple pregnancy.
Cary L Dicken; Gary S Nakhuda; Michael M Guarnaccia; Mark V Sauer; Rogerio A Lobo
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2007-10-22
Journal Detail:
Title:  Fertility and sterility     Volume:  90     ISSN:  1556-5653     ISO Abbreviation:  Fertil. Steril.     Publication Date:  2008 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-10-20     Completed Date:  2008-11-14     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372772     Medline TA:  Fertil Steril     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1199.e9-11     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Women's Reproductive Care, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10032, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Aromatase Inhibitors / therapeutic use*
Fertility Agents, Female / administration & dosage*
Infertility, Female / drug therapy*
Ovulation Induction / methods*
Treatment Outcome
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Aromatase Inhibitors; 0/Fertility Agents, Female

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