Lod

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Lod

(lɒd)
n
(Placename) a town in central Israel, southeast of Tel Aviv: Israel's chief airport. Pop: 66 800 (2003 est). Also called: Lydda
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The studies encompassed by this survey show that there is no statistically significant difference in the rate of ovulation/preg- nancy when laparoscopic ovarian drilling is compared to medicamentous treatments--clomiphene citrate + metformin, letrozole alone or letrozole + metformin [17, 19, 23].
Laparoscopic ovarian drilling (LOD) by diathermy or laser is another treatment option for women with an ovulation associated with PCOs, unipolar coagulation current is used to deliver four puncture to a depth of 4 mm in each ovary.4
TABLE 1 Options for ovulation induction in women with anovulatory infertility caused by PCOS Low-cost interventions High-cost interventions Optimize BMI (18.5-25 kg/[m.sup.2]) FSH injections Clomiphene Laparoscopic ovarian drilling Letrozole In vitro fertilization Clomiphene plus dexamethasone Metformin BMI, body mass index; FSH, follicle-stimulating hormone; PCOS, polycystic ovary syndrome.
Laparoscopic ovarian drilling: In most cases a three-puncture laparoscopy was performed.
Another option for women who fail to ovulate with clomiphene or metformin therapy, or who are unwilling or unable to use gonadotropins (or can't afford to use them), is a surgical procedure known as laparoscopic ovarian drilling.
Frequency of 17.1% of antiovarian antibodies were observed in one study after laparoscopic ovarian drilling. The presence of antiovarian antibodies is not associated with poor ovarian reserve7.
Another option for women who fail to ovulate with clomiphene or metformin therapy, or who are unwilling/unable to use gonadotropins (or can't afford to use them), is a surgical procedure known as laparoscopic ovarian drilling.

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