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Comparison of Indices between PCOS and Non-PCOS Patients in Assisted Reproduction

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Objective: Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) patients are infertile in most cases, but could have progenies through assisted reproductive technology (ART). Birth weight, which has been extensively investigated recently, were used as an indicator of ART risks in offspring.

Methods: Characters of PCOS patients and their babies were compared with non-PCOS ones.

Results: Polycystic ovary syndrome patients presented abnormal hormonal levels, and higher BMI than non-PCOS ones.

Conclusion: Although PCOS patients showed no advantages in ART, their off-springs showed no abnormality in general characteristics comparing to non-PCOS ones.

08 Feb, 2016
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e-Published: 01 Mar, 2016


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