Zahra Ezabadi

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OBJECTIVE To investigate whether abnormalities in serum concentrations of 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D [1,25(OH)(2)D], 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D], parathyroid hormone (PTH), calcium, and phosphorus were associated with risk of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and obesity. The possible correlations of the calciotropic hormones with insulin resistance were also(More)
INTRODUCTION The aim of the study was to compare the efficacy of half-dose, long-acting GnRH analogue (Diphereline) with Suprefact in IVF/ICSI (in vitro fertilization/intracytoplasmic sperm injection) cycles. MATERIAL AND METHODS In this randomized clinical trial performed in Royan Institute, 126 infertile women who were first time candidates for IVF/ICSI(More)
To compare the number of oocytes per follicles in ovulation induction with 10,000 IU urinary hCG (uhCG) and two different doses of recombinant hCG (rhCG) in women undergoing intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) cycles. This study was a prospective, randomized controlled trial which was performed on 180 primary infertile women undergoing ICSI cycles. All(More)
BACKGROUND Infertility is a global public health issue and may adversely affect life satisfaction. One of the most widely instruments used to assess life satisfaction is the Satisfaction with Life Scale (SWLS). OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to examine the psychometric properties of the SWLS in Iranian infertile women. MATERIALS AND METHODS(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of coasting (withdrawing gonadotropin administration) on the cycle outcomes, including total number and quality of oocytes and embryos and pregnancy rate in patients undergoing in vitro fertilization. STUDY DESIGN Sixty-seven patients undergoing coasting were evaluated in a retrospective(More)
BACKGROUND In order to empower infertile individuals and provide high quality patient-centered infertility care, it is necessary to recognize and meet infertile individuals' educational needs. This study aims to examine infertility patients' knowledge and subsequently their education needs given their attitudinal approach to infertility education in terms(More)
BACKGROUND In 1993, Muller developed the Prenatal Attachment Inventory (PAI) which has been used widely in many studies and translated into several languages. The current study aimed to translate the PAI into Persian, assess the underlying structure of the PAI, and the appropriateness of the one-factor solution proposed by Muller. MATERIALS AND METHODS In(More)
BACKGROUND To our knowledge, there is no valid and comprehensive questionnaire that considers attitude toward oocyte donation (OD). Therefore this study has aimed to design and develop a tool entitled attitude toward donation-oocyte (ATOD-O) to measure attitude toward OD. MATERIALS AND METHODS This methodological, qualitative research was undertaken on 15(More)
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