Female infertility and the thyroid.

  title={Female infertility and the thyroid.},
  author={Kris Poppe and Brigitte Velkeniers},
  journal={Best practice & research. Clinical endocrinology & metabolism},
  volume={18 2},
Difficulty to conceive or subfertility constitutes a major psychological burden. Assisted reproductive technology changed significantly the outcome of couples faced with subfertility. These techniques consequently increased tremendously our understanding of the mechanisms underlying reproductive failure and opened new perspectives for future interventions, not only to increase cumulative conception rates after ART, but also spontaneous pregnancy rates. Thyroid dysfunction adversely affects… CONTINUE READING