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CYP1A1, CYP19, and GSTM1 polymorphisms increase the risk of endometriosis.
OBJECTIVE To investigate the possibility of genetic contribution of CYP1A1, CYP19, GSTM1, and GSTT1 polymorphisms to endometriosis. DESIGN Genetic polymorphism analysis. SETTING Case-controlExpand
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Women with advanced-stage endometriosis and previous surgery respond less well to gonadotropin stimulation, but have similar IVF implantation and delivery rates compared with women with tubal factor
OBJECTIVE To investigate the response to controlled ovarian hyperstimulation and ART outcomes in women with advanced-stage endometriosis and previous surgeries at the Yale IVF program between 1996Expand
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Epidemiological characteristics in women with and without endometriosis in the Yale series
ObjectiveThe association between demographic factors, menstrual and reproductive characteristics, and clinical profile for women with endometriosis was analyzed in a retrospective case-controlExpand
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Impact of body mass index on IVF and ICSI outcome: a retrospective study.
A group of 140 women with a body mass index (BMI) < or = 24 kg/m(2) undergoing 291 cycles was compared with a group of 138 women with a BMI >24 kg/m(2) in 291 cycles, with respect to duration ofExpand
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Serum concentrations of growth factors in women with and without endometriosis: the action of anti-endometriosis medicines.
Endometriosis is a common gynecologic syndrome of unknown etiology and pathogenesis. Growth factors and inflammatory mediators produced by peritoneal leukocytes have recently been postulated toExpand
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L-carnitine levels in the seminal plasma of fertile and infertile men: correlation with sperm quality.
OBJECTIVE To confirm the presence of L-carnitine in human seminal plasma, to show differences between L-carnitine concentrations in fertile and infertile subjects, and to show potential relationshipsExpand
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The role of estrogen replacement therapy in Alzheimer's disease.
Multiple factors appear to contribute to the expression of Alzheimer's disease (AD). About 30% of cases of dementia of the Alzheimer's type (DAT) can be attributed to genetic factors. TheseExpand
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Adenomyosis: what is the impact on fertility?
Purpose of review This review is timely and relevant for several reasons. The incidence of adenomyosis begins to rise from the mid-thirties. Moreover, more women are delaying their first pregnancyExpand
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Familial aggregation of endometriosis in the Yale Series
ObjectiveTo investigate the familial aggregation and the risk of endometriosis among the female relatives of women with endometriosis. We also compared the epidemiologic characteristics of women withExpand
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The role of leptin in fertility.
The relationship between metabolism and reproduction remains a mystery in female endocrinology. Such substances as insulin, amino acids and IGFBP-I have been proposed as signals of body mass fat onExpand
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