Follicle-stimulating hormone receptor (FSHR) polymorphisms and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)

23 07 2009

To the Editor:

We were very pleased to read the recent report by Achrekar et al., in which the authors studied the association between the FSHR gene and occurrence of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) in Indian patients (1). We would like to make some comments.
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45,X infertile males: not so rare

21 07 2009

To the Editor:

That so-called 45,X infertile or sterile males are seldom ascertained is well illustrated by a recent case report in Fertility and Sterility (1) in which the authors only refer to three other infertile males (2-4). Yet, it seems pertinent to point out that at least six further 45,X infertile males have been described in full (5-10); moreover, another patient was found among 84 infertile men (11). Read the rest of this entry »





Protocol for luteal-phase clomiphene citrate in women with PCOS

16 07 2009

To the Editor:

It was an interesting article by Badawy et al. on luteal-phase clomiphene citrate (1). There were two points on which I would like to request clarification.
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