Ovulation induction in women with polycystic ovary syndrome

Stefano Palomba, Francesco Orio, Fulvio Zullo

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To date, clomiphene citrate (CC) remains the first therapeutical step for inducing ovulation in anovulatory PCOS patients. Metformin alone or combined with CC is a valid second step approach, whereas the laparoscopic ovarian diathermy can be useful only in selected cases.

Original languageEnglish
JournalFertility and Sterility
Issue numberSUPPL. 1
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2006


  • Anovulation
  • clomiphene
  • gonadotropins
  • infertility
  • metformin
  • PCOS

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology


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