Economic consequences of overweight and obesity in infertility: a framework for evaluating the costs and outcomes of fertility care.

@article{Koning2010EconomicCO,
  title={Economic consequences of overweight and obesity in infertility: a framework for evaluating the costs and outcomes of fertility care.},
  author={Aafke M H Koning and Walter K H Kuchenbecker and Henk Groen and Annemieke Hoek and Jolande A. Land and Khalid S Khan and Ben Willem Mol},
  journal={Human reproduction update},
  year={2010},
  volume={16 3},
  pages={246-54}
}
BACKGROUND Overweight and obesity are an epidemic in Western society, and have a strong impact on fertility. We studied the consequences of overweight and obesity with respect to fecundity, costs of fertility treatment and pregnancy outcome in subfertile women. METHODS We searched the literature for systematic reviews and large studies reporting on the effect of weight on both fecundity and pregnancy outcome in subfertile women. We collected data on costs of treatment with ovulation induction… CONTINUE READING

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