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OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy of i.v. administration of human albumin solution for the prevention of severe ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS). DESIGN A prospective, randomized, placebo-controlled study comparing the effects of i.v. administration of human albumin solution versus sodium chloride 0.9% solution at the time of oocyte retrieval(More)
The incidence of polycystic ovarian disease (PCOD) varies from 0.6 to 92%, depending on the parameters analysed, PCOD has been reported to appear in association with Cushing's Syndrome, adrenal hyperplasia, hypothyroidism, adrenal and ovarian tumours and some genetic abnormalities. The controversy regarding the pathophysiological mechanism underlying the(More)
The course of gestation and labor and the outcome of 31 triplet pregnancies were analyzed. Early diagnosis is very important for improving the rate of fetal salvage in multiple pregnancy. The outcome of triplet pregnancies was better in the group of patients with induced ovulation than in the group with spontaneous ovulation. The most frequent antenatal(More)
The purpose of this study was to test the hypothesis that the incidence of shoulder dystocia could be reduced in insulin-requiring diabetic women by elective induction of labor at 38 to 39 weeks of gestation. A prospective study protocol in which labor was induced at 38 to 39 weeks of gestation in insulin-requiring diabetic women was executed between(More)
It has been suggested recently that, in some quarters, IVF be offered as first-line therapy to all infertile couples, regardless of the type of infertility. Hence, the time was thought right to scrutinise the results and complications of ovulation induction for anovulatory infertile couples. In addition to examining the outcome of conventional treatment(More)
This study was designed to investigate the basic concentrations of different hormones in obese and non-obese patients with polycystic ovarian disease (PCOD). Eight women with PCOD, of whom four were obese with body mass index (BMI, kg/m2) of > 25 and four were non-obese with BMI < 25, volunteered to participate in this study. Serum samples were taken every(More)
PROBLEM The clinical significance of the differential expression of estrogen receptor (ER) in human monocytes was evaluated. METHOD Two color flow cytometry analysis was used on peripheral blood samples of young and postmenopausal females and postmenopausal females treated with estrogen replacement therapy. In addition, the monocyte and lymphocyte counts(More)