Pregnancy in women with PCOS

17 01 2011

To the Editor:

I read the article of Palomba et al (1) with great interest. This is the first study that investigates the pregnancy outcomes according to different phenotypes of polycystic ovary syndrome. They conclude that “The increased risk for adverse obstetric or neonatal outcomes, which are observed in women with PCOS, varies widely according to their different PCOS phenotypes and features.” Although it is clear that the results are attractive, some of the data in this paper need further clarification. Read the rest of this entry »


Is there really no improvement in pregnancy rate with double IUI in unexplained infertility?

6 01 2011

To the Editor:

Rahman et al. (1) conclude that single, well-timed intrauterine insemination (IUI) is sufficient in patients undergoing controlled ovarian hyperstimulation (COH)-IUI for unexplained infertility. However, we question this conclusion based on the results of this randomized controlled trial (RCT). Read the rest of this entry »