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Follicular fluid concentrations of interleukin-12 and interleukin-8 in IVF cycles.
OBJECTIVE To investigate the role of interleukin-12 (IL-12) and IL-8 in the periovulatory follicular fluid during in vitro fertilization cycles. DESIGN A prospective study. SETTING ReproductiveExpand
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Long-term use of gonadotropin-releasing hormone analogs and hormone replacement therapy in the management of endometriosis: a randomized trial with a 6-year follow-up.
OBJECTIVE To identify the effects of long-term GnRH agonist use (6-24 months), with and without add-back therapy, and spontaneous reversibility of bone mass density (BMD) up to 6 years afterExpand
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Mifepristone in combination with methotrexate for the medical treatment of tubal pregnancy: a randomized, controlled trial.
In the search for a more potent alternative to a single i.m. injection of methotrexate for ectopic pregnancy, a randomized trial was organized. The efficacy of a combination of methotrexate andExpand
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Peritoneal fluid concentrations of interleukin-8 in women with endometriosis: relationship to stage of disease.
There is increasing evidence that immunological mechanisms play a role in the pathogenesis and pathophysiology of endometriosis. It was therefore of interest to study interleukin-8 (IL-8), aExpand
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Comparison of ovarian response in right and left ovaries in IVF patients.
BACKGROUND Anatomical and cyclical physiological differences exist between right and left ovaries which may affect their function and response to ovulation induction. Although authors have comparedExpand
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A rare case of primary leiomyoma of the vulva
Smooth muscle tumours (SMTs) of the vulva are uncommon. To the best of our knowledge, only 114 cases have been reported in the literature (Nielsen et al. 1996; Kajiwara et al. 2002). Leiomyomas ofExpand
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Oncogenes and tumour suppressor genes in first trimester human fetal gonadal development.
Tumour suppressor genes and oncogenes that control proliferation and apoptosis are known to play an important role in embryogenesis, second trimester fetal oocyte loss, adult ovulation, and in adultExpand
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Low-Dose Aspirin in the Prevention of Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy in Relatively Low-Risk Nulliparous Women
Objective: To assess the role of low-dose aspirin in the prevention of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy in relatively low-risk, healthy, nulliparous women.Method: Randomized, double-blind,Expand
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Payment or altruism? The motivation behind gamete donation.
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Conservative management of azoospermia following steroid abuse.
As well as athletes and competitive body builders, recreational body builders attending gymnasia are known to abuse anabolic steroids, using doses from 10- to 40-fold above physiological levels.Expand
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