Poor Ovarian Response Unit

Importance of clinical trials for the discovery of new drugs and therapies in Reproductive Medicine

For a new drug to be marketed and used in humans,
research must be preceded by laboratory studies and animal experimentation. If
under these conditions the study drug meets the established requirements, it
can begin to be tested in people through clinical trials.

What are clinical trials?

A clinical trial is a research study that is carried
out in humans with […]

2021-02-09T15:51:06+02:009 de December de 2020|0 Comments

Can the DHEA hormone really help increase ovarian response during fertility treatment?

Women with reduced ovarian reserves (low antral follicle count and/ or low Anti Mullerian hormone levels) have a higher risk of poor response to hormone stimulation and low pregnancy rates during IVF treatment.

What is the DHEA and what is it for?

According to some research, the steroid hormone DHEA (Dehydroepiandrosterone) could increase conception rates during […]

2020-12-14T15:26:50+02:008 de December de 2020|0 Comments

Safety and comfort in the Assisted Reproduction Technique

Those of us who are lucky enough to work in Assisted Reproduction have experienced great advances during our professional careers that will undoubtedly constitute historical milestones in medical science forever. Since the birth of the first “test tube girl” in 1978, the development of new techniques has been continuous. In vitro fertilization, ovarian stimulation, embryo […]

2021-02-04T09:57:38+02:001 de December de 2020|0 Comments

Several courses of unsuccessful fertility treatment. When has the time come to give up?

Whilst the success rates of assisted reproduction treatment are increasingly higher, in a small number of cases, couples who have undergone several courses of in vitro fertilisation without having achieved a viable pregnancy decide to give up treatment for good.

One of the main reasons why couples do not have children is because they give up on treatment […]

2020-11-23T15:14:37+02:001 de November de 2020|0 Comments

Pharmacogenetics for the treatment of low ovarian response

The application of pharmacogenetics to ovarian stimulation will specially benefit women with low ovarian response.

What is pharmacogenetics?

There are many variables
that can modify the effects of the drugs on each person and, among them, there
are genetic factors. In recent years it became evident that the genetic profile
of patients can explain the differences in response to drugs […]

2020-09-14T10:54:37+02:0014 de September de 2020|0 Comments

Premature Ovarian Failure, Can I be a mother? Causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and prevention

A woman’s ovarian reserve is limited in time and decreasing until it is definitively exhausted when menopause takes place around the age of 45-50. However, in 1% of women a premature depletion of the eggs occurs which leads to the total or partial cessation of ovarian function before the age of 40. We call this […]

2021-02-02T15:12:05+02:0013 de August de 2020|0 Comments

Double stimulation: is it possible to recover more oocytes in patients with low ovarian reserve?

The double ovarian stimulation or DuoStim is an ovarian stimulation protocol in which two stimulations and two oocyte collections are performed during a single menstrual cycle (approximately 28 days). It consists of first stimulation in the follicular phase and a second stimulation in the luteal phase.

In what cases is DuoStim indicated?

The patients who benefit most […]

2020-08-25T09:41:58+02:0027 de July de 2020|0 Comments

Progress in treatment for patients with poor ovarian response

Personalising courses of treatment is undoubtedly currently the most important area of change in the field of medicine. A specific strategy should be designed depending on each patient’s individual characteristics.

Pharmacogenetics: a personalized medicine and tailored drug prescription

One of the key areas for developing personalised medical healthcare is the use of pharmacogenetics. A patient needs different doses or […]

2020-08-17T17:19:29+02:0025 de July de 2020|0 Comments

Is ovary size important?

As is the case with all the organs in our bodies, over our lifetime, ovaries go through changes that affect not only their size but also how they perform. The ovaries are situated between the uterus and the fallopian tubes. They are essential to reproduction and, therefore, to the survival of the human race.

The ovaries begin to develop when female embryos are around 8 weeks old and during pregnancy they undergo a number of changes that prepare them for their role in reproduction when a woman is in her childbearing years.

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2020-10-07T08:26:34+02:0016 de July de 2020|0 Comments
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