Follicular density in ovarian biopsy of infertile women: a novel method to assess ovarian reserve

A. Lass, R. Silye, D. C. Abrams, T. Krausz, O. Hovatta, R. Margara, R. M. Winston
1997 Human Reproduction  
a place as part of infertility evaluation in older women. women had a laparotomy for tubal surgery or myomectomy at which Key words: age/follicle/ovarian biopsy/ovarian reserve/ovarian a scalpel biopsy was taken. All procedures were uneventful with no volume bleeding from the biopsy site. The operation was performed mostly in the early luteal phase; therefore FSH concentrations and ovarian volume measurements were taken in the early proliferative phase either before the operation or immediately
more » ... tion or immediately afterwards in the following cycle.
doi:10.1093/humrep/12.5.1028 pmid:9194660 fatcat:kv6umu574nhptdeaal66ibpm54