Role of Exogenous Gonadotropins in Ovulation Induction

Role of Exogenous Gonadotropins in Ovulation Induction

Exogenous Gonadotropins: Gonadotropins are used to treat infertility in anovulatory women, usually after other less complicated and costly methods have failed. They are also used to help women with Hypogonadotropic amenorrhea (HA) to treat infertility as there is inadequate amounts of endogenous circulating follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) and luteinizing hormone (LH) in such patients. Additionally, gonadotropins are used to induce […]

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Evaluation of Uterine Fibroids in Women With Otherwise Unexplained Infertility

Evaluation of Uterine Fibroids in Women With Otherwise Unexplained Infertility

An Overview   Uterine fibroids, myomas, or leiomyomata are the most common benign gynaecologic tumour in women of reproductive age. They are the cause for some of the most common gynecological problems among women presenting to gynecology emergency and outpatient departments. They are monoclonal tumours of the uterine smooth muscle cells and consist of large […]

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Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is one of the most common infections in nonpregnant women of reproductive age, remains an important public health problem. 1 in 8 women with a history of PID experience difficulties getting pregnant. Over the past 25 years, important advances have occurred in understanding the etiology, pathogenesis, and treatment of acute PID. […]

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Urinary Incontinence in Women : Nonsurgical Treatment Options

Urinary Incontinence in Women: Non-Surgical Treatment Options

Numerous highly effective treatments, which are supported by evidence from randomized controlled trials, are available to manage urinary incontinence in women. Treatment options for urinary incontinence range from conservative to surgical. When women are evaluated for urinary incontinence, counseling about treatment should begin with conservative options. Conservative options include pelvic floor muscle exercises (with or […]

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Urinary incontinence in Women: EVALUATION

Urinary incontinence in Women: EVALUATION

Urinary incontinence, the involuntary leakage of urine, is caused by a variety of factors and may result in a wide range of urinary symptoms that can affect women’s physical, psychological, and social well-being and sometimes can impose significant lifestyle restrictions. Identifying the etiology of each woman’s urinary incontinence symptoms and developing an individualized treatment plan […]

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Special Considerations in women with Fibroid Uterus

Special Considerations in women with Fibroid Uterus

An Overview The incidence of uterine fibroid tumors increases, as women grow older. Women often consult family physicians because of symptoms related to fibroid tumors or after the lesions have been diagnosed incidentally during physical or radiologic examinations. This article reviews the special considerations, including the management of fibroids in pregnancy, acute uterine bleeding associated […]

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Management of Uterine Fibroids in Women With Otherwise Unexplained Infertility

Management of Uterine Fibroids in Women With Otherwise Unexplained Infertility

An Overview: Fibroids are present in approximately 5-10% of the patients presenting with infertility; however, they are found to be the sole identified factor in only 1-2.4% of the infertile patients. Women presenting with both fibroids and a history of otherwise unexplained infertility represent a challenge. These women may or may not be symptomatic from […]

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