Metformin treatment before IVF/ICSI in women with polycystic ovary syndrome; a prospective, randomized, double blind study.

@article{Kjtrd2004MetforminTB,
  title={Metformin treatment before IVF/ICSI in women with polycystic ovary syndrome; a prospective, randomized, double blind study.},
  author={Sigrun Beate Kj\otr\od and Vidar von D{\"u}ring and Sven Magnus Carlsen},
  journal={Human reproduction},
  year={2004},
  volume={19 6},
  pages={1315-22}
}
BACKGROUND Our aim was to investigate the effect of pre-treatment with metformin in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) scheduled for IVF stimulation. METHODS Seventy-three oligo/amenorrhoeic women with polycystic ovaries and at least one of the following criteria: hyperandrogenaemia, elevated LH/FSH ratio, hyperinsulinism, decreased SHBG levels or hirsutism, were studied. Normal weight and overweight patients were randomized separately in a prospective, randomized, double blind study… CONTINUE READING

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