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Baseline psychological stress and ovarian norepinephrine levels negatively affect the outcome of IVF

DGYE-2009-0286.R1 [501871]
Original Paper

Li, Shang-Wei, Li, Xiao-Hong; Ma, Yu-Gen; Geng, Li-Hong; Qin, Lang; Hu, Han

Objective: We determined the effect of baseline psychological stress and norepinephrine (NE) levels in the follicular fluid on the outcome of in vitro fertilization (IVF). Methods: 107 women with tubal factor infertility were evaluated before and during their first IVF treatment. On the first day of down-regulation, their psychological state was measured using the Zung Self-rating Anxiety (SAS) and Depression Scales (SDS), and defined as baseline psychological stress. more

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Combined metformin and clomiphene citrate versus highly purified FSH for ovulation induction in clomiphene-resistant PCOS women: A randomized controlled trial

DGYE-2010-0028.R1[488771]

Abu Hashim, Hatem; Wafa, Alaa; El Rakhawy, Mohamed

Aim: To compare the effect of combined metformin- clomiphene citrate (CC) with highly purified urinary FSH (HP-uFSH) for ovulation induction in CC-resistant women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Methods: 153 anovulatory women with CC-resistant PCOS were selected in this randomized controlled trial. Patients received combined metformin– CC (n=75, 205 cycles) or HP-uFSH (n=78, 186 cycles) for three cycles. more

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GNRH-ANTAGONISTS VS LONG AGONIST PROTOCOL FOR IVF PATIENTS WITH POLYCYSTIC OVARY SYNDROME: A META-ANALYSIS

DGYE-2010-0225

Mancini, Fulvia; Tur, Rosa; Martínez, Francisca; Coroleu, Buenaventura; Rodriguez, Ignacio; Barri, Pedro Nolasco

Aim: This article is a systematic review of the literature to establish if there is an advantage in the use of GnRH antagonists (Ant) compared to the long agonist protocol (Ago) in Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) patients. Material and Methods: The meta-analysis was conducted using the MIX software with Mantel-Haenszel weighting method and the fixed effect model. more

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Impact of Female and Male Obesity on IVF/ICSI: Results of 700,000 ART-Cycles in Germany

DGYE-2010-0073[487617] 6PAG

Kupka, Markus, Gnoth, Christian; Bühler, Klaus; Dahncke, Wolfgang; Krüssel, Jan

To our knowledge, this is the first analysis in which male and female weights have been combined. The registry dataset covering a twelve-year period was analyzed for all treatment cycles where an embryo-transfer was reported. In all, 706,360 cycles were analyzed. Treatments include IVF, ICSI, IVF/ICSI and CPE. more

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Baseline psychological stress and ovarian norepinephrine levels negatively affect the outcome of IVF

DGYE-2009-0286.R1 [501871]
Original Paper Li, Shang-Wei, Li, Xiao-Hong; Ma, Yu-Gen; Geng, Li-Hong; Qin, Lang; Hu, Han

Objective: We determined the effect of baseline psychological stress and norepinephrine (NE) levels in the follicular fluid on the outcome of in vitro fertilization (IVF). Methods: 107 women with tubal factor infertility were evaluated before and during their first IVF treatment. more

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