Elevated antithyroid peroxidase antibodies indicating Hashimoto's thyroiditis are associated with the treatment response in infertile women with polycystic ovary syndrome.
Summary of "Elevated antithyroid peroxidase antibodies indicating Hashimoto's thyroiditis are associated with the treatment response in infertile women with polycystic ovary syndrome."
In infertile women suffering from polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), anti-thyroid peroxidase antibodies values exceeding the upper level of normal were found in significantly more clomiphene citrate resistant patients compared clomiphene citrate responders and metformin responders. Thus, elevated antiTPO levels are associated with poor treatment response in infertile women who suffer from PCOS.
Department of Gynecologic Endocrinology and Reproductive Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: Fertility and sterility
- PubMed Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20638057
- DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fertnstert.2010.05.063
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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions
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