Effect of finasteride on ovulation induction in nonresponder (hyperandrogenic) polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) women.

@article{Tartagni2010EffectOF,
  title={Effect of finasteride on ovulation induction in nonresponder (hyperandrogenic) polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) women.},
  author={Massimo Tartagni and Ettore Cicinelli and Giovanni de Pergola and Cristina Lavopa and Edoardo di Naro and Maria Antonietta De Salvia and Giuseppe Loverro},
  journal={Fertility and sterility},
  year={2010},
  volume={94 1},
  pages={247-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate whether the addition of finasteride (a 5-reductase inhibitor) to conventional protocol of ovarian stimulation with gonadotropin can improve ovarian follicular growth in polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) women who did not respond to previous stimulation with gonadotropin alone. DESIGN Double-blind randomized study. SETTING Outpatient in an academic research environment. PATIENT(S) Thirty-six PCOS patients in whom the previous multifollicular stimulation protocols with… CONTINUE READING
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