Testing and interpreting measures of ovarian reserve A committee opinion

There is fair evidence against the recommendation that any ovarian reserve test should be used as a sole criterion for the use of ART.


The Practice Committee of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine

Volume 98, Issue 6, Pages 1407-1415, December 2012


Currently, there is no uniformly accepted definition of decreased ovarian reserve (DOR), as the term may refer to three related but distinctly different outcomes: oocyte quality, oocyte quantity, or reproductive potential. Available evidence concerning the performance of ovarian reserve tests is limited by small sample sizes, heterogeneity among study design, analyses and outcomes, and the lack of validated outcome measures.

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