Mahmoud Mohamed Sobhy

Departments of obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University, Egypt

  • Research   
    Correlation between body mass index and ICSI outcome in women with PCOS
    Author(s): Ahmed Mahmoud Abdelrahim*, Hassan Awwad, Azza Awad Abdel Razek, Mahmoud Mohamed Sobhy and Ahmed Elmaraghy

    Background: Polycystic ovary syndrome: Abbreviated PCOS. Polycystic ovary syndrome is a condition in women characterized by irregular or no menstrual periods, acne, obesity, and excess hair growth. PCOS is a disorder of chronically abnormal ovarian function and hyperandrogenism (abnormally elevated androgen levels). In a non-PCOS population, BMI is known to affect in vitro fertilization (IVF) outcomes. Although weight reduction improves fertility in PCOS patients attempting spontaneous conception, studies of PCOS patients to date do not fully evaluate the impact of a range of BMIs on IVF outcomes. Aims: The aim of this study is to correlate between body mass index and gonadotrophin secretions in PCOS patients and their effect on clinical pregnancy in ICSI cycles. Methodology: The study was done in IVF unit at.. Read More»

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