Ritsa Storeng

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BACKGROUND Down-regulation with GnRH agonist has been suggested to result in a profound suppression of LH bioactivity, reduced estradiol synthesis, and thus impaired IVF and pregnancy outcome. The aims of this study were: (i) to assess the usefulness of serum LH measurement on stimulation day 1 as a predictor of ovarian response, conception and pregnancy(More)
BACKGROUND Cells isolated from the periovulatory ovarian follicle are often used as a model of ovarian steroidogenesis and corpus luteum formation. The follicular fluid-derived cell (FFDC) population is, however, heterogeneous and in addition to granulosa-lutein cells, non-steroidogenic cells are also present. These non-steroidogenic cells, especially the(More)
STUDY QUESTION Do women who give birth after assisted reproductive technology (ART) have an increased risk of cancer compared with women who give birth without ART? SUMMARY ANSWER Without correction, the results indicate an increase in overall cancer risk, as well as a 50% increase in risk of CNS cancer for women giving birth after ART, however the(More)
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