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Impact of obesity on reproductive outcomes after ovarian ablative therapy in PCOS: a collaborative meta-analysis

Baghdadi, Leena R; Hashim, Hatem Abu; Amer, Saad AK; Palomba, Stefano; Falbo, Angela; Al-Ojaimi, Eftekhar; Ott, Johannes; Zhu, Wenjie; Fernandez, Herve; Nasr, Ahmed; Ramzy, Abdel Maguid; Clark, Justin; Doi, Suhail


Obesity is known to interfere with reproductive outcomes in polycystic ovary syndrome. There is no consensus regarding the impact of obesity on reproductive outcomes after ovarian ablative therapy (OAT) and there is no level I evidence to answer this question. This systematic review and meta-analysis assessed the strength of the association between obesity and ovulation or pregnancy rates after OAT. MEDLINE and several other databases were searched from 2000 to September 2011 for studies...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Reproductive BioMedicine Online
DOI: 10.1016/j.rbmo.2012.05.010


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