Dietary Supplementation Improves Blastocyst Number and Ongoing Pregnancy Rate of IVF Patients with Hashimoto Thyroiditis

@article{Wogatzky2013DietarySI,
  title={Dietary Supplementation Improves Blastocyst Number and Ongoing Pregnancy Rate of IVF Patients with Hashimoto Thyroiditis},
  author={Johannes Wogatzky and Birgit Schechinger and Dietmar Spitzer and Nicolas Herbert Zech},
  journal={Journal of Food and Nutritional Disorders},
  year={2013},
  volume={2013}
}
In Assisted Reproduction Techniques (ART), autoimmune disorders of the thyroid gland present as common concomitant diseases. Hypothyroidism caused by autoimmune thyroiditis can impair fertility and pregnancy. Hashimoto thyroiditis (HT) is the most common autoimmune thyroid disease (AITD). Patients with HT undergoing IVF/ICSI using the long protocol are thought to benefit from a broad therapeutic concept. We compared the outcome of two different therapeutic schemes for HT patients presenting at… 

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