In vitro fertilization in the PCOS patient: clinical considerations.

  title={In vitro fertilization in the PCOS patient: clinical considerations.},
  author={Sami I Jabara and Christos Coutifaris},
  journal={Seminars in reproductive medicine},
  volume={21 3},
Of all the patients undergoing in vitro fertilization, the patient with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is probably the most challenging. This is due to the fact that the majority of patients exhibit exaggerated responses to exogenous gonadotropins, frequently leading to an increased rate of cancellation of a treatment cycle. Even those who proceed to oocyte retrieval, and in spite of an increased number of oocytes retrieved, poor fertilization rates may be encountered, probably secondary to… CONTINUE READING

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