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Specialist infertility practice was studied in a group of 708 couples within a population of residents of a single health district in England. They represented an annual incidence of 1.2 couples for every 1000 of the population. At least one in six couples needed specialist help at some time in their lives because of an average of infertility of 21/2 years,(More)
One hundred and eighteen patients with unexplained infertility were treated with clomiphene (Clomid, Merrell) in a randomized placebo-controlled cross-over study lasting up to 3 months with each preparation. Compared with placebo, clomiphene led overall to a 66% increase in mid-luteal serum progesterone levels (from mean 43 nmol/l to 71 nmol/l, p less than(More)
Artificial insemination with husband's semen into the cervical canal and uterine cavity (high AIH) was assessed by a randomized controlled prospective study in 46 couples whose infertility was due to failure of sperm mucus penetration, as defined by negative postcoital tests, after excluding all interfering female factors and men with sperm density less(More)
Recent advances in DNA extraction and fingerprinting techniques allowed examination of genetic similarity of groups of Myotis lucifugus at maternity roosts. Mean percentage band-sharing between young was significantly higher than between mothers, suggesting fertilization success skewed for individual males or male lineages. Mean percentage band-sharing(More)
Ultrasonic examination of the uterus is the investigation of choice in the initial localization of an IUCD within the uterine cavity. The use of compound B scanning in conjunction with A scans has been completely reliable to date. Radiography should be reserved for those patients in whom an expected device is not shown within the uterine cavity, and for(More)
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