Comments to article Sildenafil citrate (Viagra) impairs fertilization and early embryo development in mice by Glenn et al.

15 04 2009

To the Editor:

The article entitled Sildenafil citrate (Viagra) impairs fertilization and early embryo development in mice by Glenn et al. (1) was of great interest. However, the presented data should be clarified from a teratological point of view, as it is insufficient for any further toxicological evaluation, in particular the human risk assessment. Read the rest of this entry »





IVM of immature oocytes in stimulated cycles

13 04 2009

Johnson et al’s (1) efforts to rescue and utilize immature oocytes generated during ovarian stimulation cycles which would otherwise be wasted are commendable. This author’s experience in a similar endeavor (2) suggests that ovarian stimulation regimes may generate approximately 20% immature oocytes (1, 2), which is a significant loss if efforts are not made to rescue and utilize them. Read the rest of this entry »





Re: Asymmetric dimethylarginine levels and carotid intima-media thickness in obese patients with polycystic ovary syndrome and their relationship with metabolic parameters

7 04 2009

To the Editor:

We would like to thank Dr. Pamuk et al. for their fine article (1). In this study, they found that there were no significant differences in asymmetric dimethylarginine (ADMA) levels and intima media thickness (IMT) in polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) group compared with controls. In addition, there was no relationship between ADMA and IMT in the study. Read the rest of this entry »





The outcomes of pregnancy following laparoscopic cornuotomy for interstitial pregnancy

3 04 2009

To the Editor:

I have read the recent article in press by Eun et al (1) with great interest. The authors described their clinical experiences in laparoscopic cornuotomy in interstitial pregnancy using a temporary tourniquet suture and diluted vasopressin injection. Read the rest of this entry »