anovulation


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anovulation

[‚an‚äv·yə′lā·shən]
(medicine)
The absence of ovulation.
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High AMH values result in anovulation by inhibiting FSH action and FSH receptor.
This study aims to analyze the potential pathogenetic mechanism of infertility and anovulation caused by PCOS.
The patients' PCOS diagnoses were based on the 2003 Rotterdam criteria.[9] Each patient met at least two of the following criteria: (1) oligomenorrhea and/or chronic anovulation; (2) clinical and/or biochemical hyperandrogenism; and (3) polycystic ovary morphology on ultrasound scan following the exclusion of Cushing's syndrome, congenital adrenal hyperplasia, androgen-secreting tumor, and other related disorders.
Differentiation between severity of subclinical MD (LPD or anovulation) versus eumenorrhea could not be distinguished in this study due to lack of observable menstrual abnormality (9).
In this study, 69.2% of patients with menorrhagia were due to anovulation. Roychowdhury et al.
"In comparison to the general population, female RA patients appear to be more often diagnosed with unexplained subfertility, whereas the percentage of subfertile women with anovulation was equal or slightly increased, compared to percentages found in the general population," the investigators wrote.
"Our findings that lifestyle intervention in obese women more often leads to natural conception, specifically in anovulatory women, should be used in their counseling before fertility treatment and could reasonably be offered as first-line treatment for anovulation in obese women," she said in a written statement.
She then talked about chronic anovulation, menstrual dysfunctions.
Treatment of anovulation in the Stein-Leventhal syndrome.
Leventhal associated the presence of ovarian cysts with anovulation. It is an unavoidable disease but can be managed at any age depending on the patient's needs and expectations at the time.
PCOS is characterized by both hormonal and metabolic disorders, and the disorder itself could be characterized as hyperandrogenism and chronic anovulation in the absence of the pituitary and adrenal pathology.
[USPRwire, Tue Jan 26 2016] GlobalData's clinical trial report, "Anovulation Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2015" provides an overview of Anovulation clinical trials scenario.