The time is now for a new approach to primary ovarian insufficiency.

@article{Cooper2011TheTI,
  title={The time is now for a new approach to primary ovarian insufficiency.},
  author={Amber R. Cooper and Valerie Lynn Baker and Evelina Weidman Sterling and Mary E. Ryan and Teresa K. Woodruff and Lawrence M. Nelson},
  journal={Fertility and sterility},
  year={2011},
  volume={95 6},
  pages={1890-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To articulate the need for a new approach to primary ovarian insufficiency. The condition, also known as premature menopause or premature ovarian failure, is defined by the presence of menopausal-level serum gonadotropins in association with irregular menses in adolescent girls or women younger than 40 years. It can be iatrogenic as related to cancer therapy or may arise spontaneously, either alone or as part of a host of ultrarare syndromes. In a large percentage of spontaneous cases… CONTINUE READING