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There has been an overall increase in the incidence of multiple pregnancies and assisted reproduction technology is largely responsible for this rise. Although twins may appeal to couples undergoing in vitro fertilisation (IVF), they have been associated with serious health consequences to the babies, their mothers and the family unit, as well as having(More)
OBJECTIVE To explore the current clinical attitudes of members of the British Menopause Society to the management of premature ovarian insufficiency. DESIGN An electronic cross-sectional questionnaire survey. SETTING Members of the British Menopause Society. POPULATION All members of the British Menopause Society with a valid email address. METHOD(More)
Premature ovarian insufficiency can have significant implications for the affected women. This review assesses the fertility desires, choice of hormone replacement, and the effect of time since menopause on the bone density of these women. This is a retrospective analysis of 223 consecutive new referrals. The average age (mean [± standard deviation]) of the(More)
Premature ovarian insufficiency (POI) can have significant health implications for the affected patient population, but remains a largely under researched area. There is lack of evidence from randomised controlled trials to guide clinical practice, regarding the optimal hormone replacement therapy regimens, dose and route of administration. Furthermore,(More)
OBJECTIVES Although the majority of laparoscopic complications result from improper Veress needle placement, the safety tests commonly used to determine correct placement are not always reliable. A prospective observational study (Canadian Task Force Classification II-2) was set up to determine the reliability of Palmer's and pressure profile tests in(More)
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