Surgical Management of the Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

@inproceedings{Balen2006SurgicalMO,
  title={Surgical Management of the Polycystic Ovary Syndrome},
  author={A. Balen},
  year={2006}
}
  • A. Balen
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • Surgical approaches to ovulation induction have developed from the traditional wedge resection to modern minimal access techniques, usually employing laparoscopic ovarian diathermy (LOD) or laser. This provides a single treatment option with a good rate of unifollicular ovulation, thereby minimizing the need for extensive ultrasound monitoring because of a low risk of multiple pregnancy. There is no difference between the cumulative conception rates between LOD and gonadotropin therapy after 12… CONTINUE READING
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