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Implantation failures: Success of assisted hatching with quarter-laser zona thinning
Implantation failure after IVF is one of the factors associated with a reduced chance of pregnancy for some patients. Assisted hatching methodologies are designed to facilitate the embryo's escape from the zona pellucida, ...
Decrease of the DNA damage levels after sperm preparation by layering method
The aim of this prospective study was to determine the DNA fragmentation levels before and after sperm preparation by layering method. A total of 78 patients submitted to assisted reproduction technology (ART) for infertility ...
The role of obesity in the development of polycystic ovary syndrome
(Bentham Science Publishers, 2012-06)
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is one of the common endocrine diseases that affects women in their reproductive age. PCOS has diverse clinical implications that include reproductive (infertility, hyperandrogenism, ...
Agonistas do GnRH, antagonistas do GnRH e a reprodução assistida: Análogos do GnRH x fertilização in vitro
The agonists of gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) were introduced in ovarian stimulation for in vitro fertilization to avoid a premature surge of luteinizing hormone. Although they are accompanied by some disadvantages, ...
GnRH agonist versus GnRH antagonist in poor ovarian responders: A meta-analysis
The aim of this meta-analysis was to compare the efficacy of gonadotrophin antagonist (GnRH-ant) versus GnRH agonist (GnRHa) as coadjuvant therapy for ovarian stimulation in poor ovarian responders in IVF/intracytoplasmic ...
Terapia de reposição hormonal no hipopituitarismo
(Sociedade Brasileira de Endocrinologia e Metabologia, 2003-08-01)
This article brings an updated review of hypopituitarism with emphasis in hormone replacement therapy. The physiological basis of hormone replacement therapy and practical aspects of treating hypopituitary patients were ...