Endocrine changes after laparoscopic ovarian cautery in polycystic ovarian syndrome.


Recently, laparoscopic ovarian cautery has been described as a method of ovulation induction in women with polycystic ovarian disease. In an attempt to determine the mechanism of action, serum levels of androstenedione, testosterone, luteinizing hormone, follicle-stimulating hormone, and estradiol were determined before and after the laparoscopic ovarian… (More)