Does hyperandrogenism explain lower in vitro fertilization (IVF) success rates in smokers?

@article{Gustafson1996DoesHE,
  title={Does hyperandrogenism explain lower in vitro fertilization (IVF) success rates in smokers?},
  author={Owe Gustafson and L Nylund and Kjell A M Carlstr{\"o}m},
  journal={Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica},
  year={1996},
  volume={75 2},
  pages={149-56}
}
BACKGROUND Our aims were to elucidate whether a decreased fertility in smoking women treated by in vitro fertilization (IVF) could be related to a divergent hormonal response to the controlled stimulation prior to IVF, to study the effect of smoking on the ovarian endocrine milieu and to possibly identify factors that might be detrimental to oocyte fertilization. METHODS Serum and follicular fluid concentrations of estradiol-17 beta (E2), progesterone (P), testosterone (T), 4-androstene-3,17… CONTINUE READING