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OBJECTIVE To investigate the effectiveness of GnRH antagonist multiple-dose protocol (MDP) with oral contraceptive pill (OCP) pretreatment in poor responders undergoing IVF/ICSI, compared with GnRH antagonist MDP without OCP pretreatment and GnRH agonist low-dose long protocol (LP). METHODS A total of 120 poor responders were randomized into three groups(More)
Central nervous system (CNS) toxicity has been reported in approximately 10-30% of patients receiving intravenous infusions of ifosfamide. Encephalopathy is a rare but serious CNS adverse reaction in these patients, and although usually transient and reversible, may cause persistent neurological dysfunction or death. Clinical features range from fatigue and(More)
A 58-year-old woman who presented with inguinal hernia for the first time was diagnosed as seminoma and complete androgen insensitivity syndrome (CAIS). The patient received a late diagnosis, and therefore she could not take a proper management. CAIS is a rare X-linked recessive disease with an XY karyotype that is caused by androgen receptor defects. It(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the effects of pioglitazone on controlled ovarian stimulation (COS), IVF outcomes, and follicular fluid (FF) cytokine concentrations in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). METHODS Eighty-six infertile patients with PCOS resistant to clomiphene citrate were randomized to receive pioglitazone (30 mg/day) or placebo on(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effects of combined administration of gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) agonist with human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG)for final oocyte maturation in GnRH antagonist cycles for in vitro fertilization (IVF). STUDY DESIGN A total of 120 infertile women undergoing GnRH antagonist multiple-dose protocol for controlled ovarian(More)
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