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The aim of study was to investigate whether pre-treatment with metformin before and during IVF increases the live birth rate compared to placebo in women with sonographic evidence of polycystic ovaries (PCO), but without any clinical manifestations of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Treatment
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
University of Oxford
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:11:11-0400
1. Metformin increases the pregnancy rate when added to the standard treatment of anovulatory polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). 2. Metformin in combination with clomiphene, is more...
The purpose of this study is to determine if the combination therapy of lifestyle intervention and use of Metformin together will improve ovulation induction and hyperandrogenemia in women...
Context: Metformin administration in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) improves hormonal and metabolic patterns with beneficial effects in terms of reproductive outcomes and inte...
To investigate the effect of metformin on pregnancy complications and pregnancy outcome in the II. and III. trimester of pregnancy in women with polycystic ovary syndrome.
The purpose of this study is to compare and determine the efficacy of letrozole administration to that of combined metformin and Clomiphene in infertile women with polycystic ovary syndrom...
To investigate the effect of metformin on endometrial receptivity in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).
We thank Levin and Rottenstreich for their interest in our article on ovulation induction strategies in polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). We suggested as a second line treatment after life style chang...
Clinical stigmata of polycystic ovary syndrome include hirsutism, obesity, menstrual disturbances and infertility. These symptoms impair health-related quality of life. Depression is also common. The ...
We read the review by Tanbo et al. with great interest (1). The authors propose their management approach for unovulatory women diagnosed with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) for whom a variety of t...
Acupuncture or metformin to improve insulin resistance in women with polycystic ovary syndrome: study protocol of a combined multinational cross sectional case-control study and a randomised controlled trial.
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is linked to hyperinsulinemia and insulin resistance with dysfunctional glucose metabolism. Pilot studies suggests that acupuncture treatment with combined manual and ...
A complex disorder characterized by infertility, HIRSUTISM; OBESITY; and various menstrual disturbances such as OLIGOMENORRHEA; AMENORRHEA; ANOVULATION. Polycystic ovary syndrome is usually associated with bilateral enlarged ovaries studded with atretic follicles, not with cysts. The term, polycystic ovary, is misleading.
A condition caused by the excessive secretion of ANDROGENS from the ADRENAL CORTEX; the OVARIES; or the TESTES. The clinical significance in males is negligible. In women, the common manifestations are HIRSUTISM and VIRILISM as seen in patients with POLYCYSTIC OVARY SYNDROME and ADRENOCORTICAL HYPERFUNCTION.
A biguanide hypoglycemic agent used in the treatment of non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus not responding to dietary modification. Metformin improves glycemic control by improving insulin sensitivity and decreasing intestinal absorption of glucose. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p289)
A pharmaceutical preparation of sitagliptin phosphate and metformin hydrochloride that is used in the treatment of TYPE 2 DIABETES.
Misunderstanding among individuals, frequently research subjects, of scientific methods such as randomization and placebo controls.
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