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Indian Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology Research


Efficiency of intrauterine insemination (IUI) along with different ovarian stimulation protocols as a method of treating infertility


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Author Details : Jalpa K. Bhatt

Volume : 5, Issue : 2, Year : 2018

Article Page : 186-189


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Abstract

Introduction: Infertility affects 8-12% couples during their reproductive life. The number of infertile couple is on rise in India. The common reason for infertility may be female factor, male factor, unexplained or combined. IUI is a frequently indicated therapeutic modality for couples with male factor infertility, unexplained infertility and women with cervical mucus problems and mild endometriosis.
Materials and Methods: This is a retrospective study performed at fertility clinic. The patients attending the outdoor department for infertility treatment, those who underwent ovarian stimulation along with IUI cycles were enrolled in the study.
Results: Maximum 55 (52.88%) patients were of 26-30 years age group. 85(81.73%) Participants were having complain of primary infertility whereas 19 (18.26%) were having secondary infertility.
Out of 30 conceptions achieved, 18 (60%) were stimulated by gonadotrophins along with IUI.
Conclusion: IUI along with controlled ovarian stimulation gives higher pregnancy rate.

Keywords: Ovarian stimulation, Infertility, Artificial reproductive techniques, Intrauterine insemination.

Doi : 10.18231/2394-2754.2018.0042

How to cite : Bhatt J K, Efficiency of intrauterine insemination (IUI) along with different ovarian stimulation protocols as a method of treating infertility. Indian J Obstet Gynecol Res 2018;5(2):186-189

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