Ovulation induction in infertile patients with polycystic ovary syndrome

S. Palomba, F. Zullo

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Abstract

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the major cause of anovulatory infertility. Throughout the years, several and effective medical and surgical therapies have been proposed to treat the ovarian dysfunction. To date, new effective and cheap drugs, such as metformin and aromatase inhibitors, are available. The aim of the present descriptive review is to describe the main therapeutic approaches for treating infertile patients with PCOS.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)115-135
Number of pages21
JournalMinerva Ginecologica
Volume58
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2006

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Ovulation Induction
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Aromatase Inhibitors
Metformin
Infertility
Therapeutics
Pharmaceutical Preparations

Keywords

  • Anovulation
  • Infertility
  • Ovulation induction
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome
  • Pregnancy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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Ovulation induction in infertile patients with polycystic ovary syndrome. / Palomba, S.; Zullo, F.

In: Minerva Ginecologica, Vol. 58, No. 2, 04.2006, p. 115-135.

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Palomba, S & Zullo, F 2006, 'Ovulation induction in infertile patients with polycystic ovary syndrome', Minerva Ginecologica, vol. 58, no. 2, pp. 115-135.
Palomba, S. ; Zullo, F. / Ovulation induction in infertile patients with polycystic ovary syndrome. In: Minerva Ginecologica. 2006 ; Vol. 58, No. 2. pp. 115-135.
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