Poor response to ovulation induction is a stronger predictor of early menopause than elevated basal FSH: a life table analysis.

@article{Lawson2003PoorRT,
  title={Poor response to ovulation induction is a stronger predictor of early menopause than elevated basal FSH: a life table analysis.},
  author={R Lawson and Tarek A El-Toukhy and Ahmed Kassab and Alison Taylor and Peter Braude and John Parsons and Paul T Seed},
  journal={Human reproduction},
  year={2003},
  volume={18 3},
  pages={527-33}
}
BACKGROUND During the course of assisted reproduction treatment, a number of women exhibit a "poor response" to ovulation induction, or demonstrate an elevated basal FSH level (> or =10 IU/l) at a young age. We sought to determine whether these women are at increased risk of early menopause and poor reproductive performance. METHODS A retrospective cohort study included 118 "poor responders" with normal basal FSH level (<10 IU/l), 164 women with raised basal FSH (> or =10 IU/l), and 265… CONTINUE READING
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