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Author Vladimirov, Iavor K. ♦ Tacheva, Desislava M. ♦ Kalinov, Krassimir B.
Source World Health Organization (WHO)-Global Index Medicus
Content type Text
Publisher Springer
File Format HTM / HTML
Language English
Difficulty Level Medium
Subject Domain (in DDC) Natural sciences & mathematics ♦ Chemistry & allied sciences ♦ Life sciences; biology ♦ Physiology & related subjects ♦ Biochemistry ♦ Natural history of organisms ♦ Technology ♦ Medicine & health ♦ Human anatomy, cytology, histology ♦ Human physiology ♦ Pharmacology and therapeutics ♦ Diseases ♦ Gynecology, obstetrics, pediatrics & geriatrics ♦ Manufacture for specific uses ♦ Precision instruments & other devices
Subject Domain (in MeSH) Urogenital System ♦ Anatomy ♦ Eukaryota ♦ Organisms ♦ Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists ♦ Chemicals and Drugs ♦ Diagnosis ♦ Therapeutics ♦ Investigative Techniques ♦ Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment ♦ Reproductive and Urinary Physiological Phenomena ♦ Biological Sciences ♦ Persons ♦ Persons
Subject Keyword Discipline Reproductive Medicine ♦ Discipline Genectics ♦ Fertilization In Vitro ♦ Ovary ♦ Anatomy & Histology ♦ Adult ♦ Female ♦ Follicular Phase ♦ Humans ♦ Logistic Models ♦ Drug Effects ♦ Ovulation Induction ♦ Predictive Value Of Tests ♦ Prognosis ♦ Prospective Studies ♦ Triptorelin Pamoate ♦ Therapeutic Use ♦ Ultrasonography ♦ Journal Article
Abstract PURPOSE: To determine the predictive value of mean ovarian diameter of ovarian response in controlled ovarian hyperstimulation (COH), in outcome with normal FSH level in early follicular phase of menstrual cycle. METHODS: A prospective study established the prognostic value of the mean ovarian diameter of total 57 cases, including 17 patients undergoing IVF treatment with poor ovarian response and 40 patients (control group) with adequate ovarian response. RESULTS: The mean ovarian diameter (MOD) of patients in the cancelled group was significantly lower (19.23 +/- 2.78) than in a comparable control group (24.67 +/- 3.38) [p < 0.001]. The mean ovarian diameter was a good predictor of poor ovarian response-area under receiver operating characteristic curve-ROCAUC = 0.88. The best criterion value discriminating between cancelled cycle and punctured was < or = 20.6 mm. CONCLUSIONS: Our data demonstrate that the mean ovarian diameter provides good prognostic information in outcomes with poor ovarian response during controlled ovarian hyperstimulation in IVF. The test is easy to perform and it is a good informative resource.
Description Country affiliation: Bulgaria
Author Affiliation: Vladimirov IK ( Division of Reproductive medicine, Medical center St. Pantailemon, Sofia, Bulgaria. vladimirov@doctor.bg)
ISSN 10580468
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Reading ♦ Research ♦ Self Learning
Interactivity Type Expositive
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2004-03-01
Publisher Place Netherlands
e-ISSN 15737330
Journal Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics
Volume Number 21
Issue Number 3


Source: WHO-Global Index Medicus