Active, Passive Smoking Tied to Infertility, Early Menopause: Study

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ConclusionModerate-to-severe endometriosis was more common in women with East or South East Asian ethnicity in our tertiary referral center. This could be explained by East/South East Asians with minimal-mild disease being less likely to seek care, or genetic/environmental differences that increase the risk of more severe disease amongst East/South East Asians.
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
Publication date: June 2018Source: Middle East Fertility Society Journal, Volume 23, Issue 2Author(s): Islam Mohamed Magdi Ammar, Mostafa Abdo Ahmed SalemAbstractBackgroundAdequate and optimum endometrial development is required for a successful pregnancy to occur. Clomiphene citrate is well known for its negative impact on endometrial thickness. The long-acting phosphodiesterase 5 inhibitor, Tadalafil, was shown to improve endometrial growth in patients under Clomiphene citrate stimulation.ObjectiveTo study the effect of Tadalafil on the endometrial thickness in Clomiphene citrate stimulated cycles as compared to clomiphe...
Source: Middle East Fertility Society Journal - Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research
Publication date: April 2018Source: Case Reports in Women's Health, Volume 18Author(s): Ashima Arora, Shameema Anvar SadathAbstractGenital tuberculosis is usually diagnosed in young women being assessed for infertility. After menopause it usually presents with symptoms resembling endometrial malignancy, such as postmenopausal bleeding, persistent vaginal discharge and pyometra. The diagnosis is made by detection of acid-fast bacilli on microscopy or bacteriological culture and/or presence of epithelioid granuloma on biopsy. Anti-tubercular therapy involves the use of rifampicin, isoniazid, pyrazinamide and ethambutol. Surg...
Source: Case Reports in Womens Health - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
Publication date: June 2018Source: Middle East Fertility Society Journal, Volume 23, Issue 2Author(s): Islam Mohamed Magdi Ammar, Mostafa Abdo Ahmed SalemAbstractBackgroundAdequate and optimum endometrial development is required for a successful pregnancy to occur. Clomiphene citrate is well known for its negative impact on endometrial thickness. The long-acting phosphodiesterase 5 inhibitor, Tadalafil, was shown to improve endometrial growth in patients under Clomiphene citrate stimulation.ObjectiveTo study the effect of Tadalafil on the endometrial thickness in Clomiphene citrate stimulated cycles as compared to clomiphe...
Source: Middle East Fertility Society Journal - Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research
ConclusionModerate-to-severe endometriosis was more common in women with East or South East Asian ethnicity in our tertiary referral center. This could be explained by East/South East Asians with minimal-mild disease being less likely to seek care, or genetic/environmental differences that increase the risk of more severe disease amongst East/South East Asians.
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
Publication date: April 2018Source: Case Reports in Women's Health, Volume 18Author(s): Ashima Arora, Shameema Anvar SadathAbstractGenital tuberculosis is usually diagnosed in young women being assessed for infertility. After menopause it usually presents with symptoms resembling endometrial malignancy, such as postmenopausal bleeding, persistent vaginal discharge and pyometra. The diagnosis is made by detection of acid-fast bacilli on microscopy or bacteriological culture and/or presence of epithelioid granuloma on biopsy. Anti-tubercular therapy involves the use of rifampicin, isoniazid, pyrazinamide and ethambutol. Surg...
Source: Case Reports in Womens Health - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
Authors: Hayashi C, Chishima F, Matsumoto K, Kato E, Shinya K, Nakao T, Nakamura A, Yamamoto T Abstract Preservation of fertility has been recommended for cancer-bearing patients of reproductive age before undergoing cancer treatment. However, there are many considerations and it is difficult to preserve fertility for all patients undergoing therapy for malignancies. Female cancer survivors had lower pregnancy and live birth rates compared with others that underwent assisted reproductive technologies (ARTs). We should continue to consider the issue of infertility in patients who underwent therapies for malignancies...
Source: Clinical and Experimental Obstetrics and Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Tags: Clin Exp Obstet Gynecol Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Since the cause of OP is still unknown and it has no typical clinical manifestations, the present authors adopt blood P-hCG combined with B-ultrasound to improve the preoperative diagnosis. They prefer laparoscopic wedge resection of ovary or lesionectomy, which induce higher rate of intrauterine pregnancy and lower rates of ectopic pregnancy and infertility in re-pregnancy after surgery. PMID: 29944241 [PubMed]
Source: Clinical and Experimental Obstetrics and Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Tags: Clin Exp Obstet Gynecol Source Type: research
, including infertility, period pains or the menopause, according to a UK government survey of 7,300 women.
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Conclusion Moderate-to-severe endometriosis was more common in women with East or South East Asian ethnicity in our tertiary referral center. This could be explained by East/South East Asians with minimal-mild disease being less likely to seek care, or genetic/environmental differences that increase the risk of more severe disease amongst East/South East Asians.
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
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