Laparoscopic ovarian surgery to induce follicular response in patients with premature ovarian insufficiency, diminished ovarian reserve, or resistant ovary syndrome

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VOLUME 114, ISSUE 6, P1197

Author:

Nigel Pereira, M.D.

Abstract:

Reflections on "Surgical approaches of drug-free in vitro activation and laparoscopic ovarian incision to treat patients with ovarian infertility" by Tanaka et al.

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Hazout Andre 3 months ago

Very interested in this publication, I would like to precise that it is always so difficult to evaluate the degree of ovarian insufficiency. Surgery disrupts the hippo signaling pathway causing probably resumption of ovarian function. In all cases, this is only possible on the assumption that there are still few recruitable follicles in the ovarian cortex. Hence difficulties in interpreting the results of such surgery