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Anovulatory Infertility: A Prospective Study

Geetu Bhandoria, Samar Rudra

Citation Information : Bhandoria G, Rudra S. Anovulatory Infertility: A Prospective Study. Int J Infertil Fetal Med 2013; 4 (1):18-23.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10016-1055

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-12-2015

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2013; The Author(s).



Anovulation is a common cause of infertility with poly cystic ovarian disease being the commonest.


To estimate the prevalence of various causes of anovulation in patients younger than 35 years of age attending infertility clinics and to ascertain the nature and extent of metabolic abnormalities and efficacy of therapy.

Materials and methods

Sixty cases of anovulatory infertility diagnosed by standard method were recruited for the study. Transvaginal sonography and hormonal profile like LH, FSH, Prolactin and Thyroid profile evaluated to establish the cause of anovulation. Menstrual history, Body Mass Index, Waist Hip ratio and presence of hirsutism, acanthosis nigricans were recorded. Metabolic parameters like lipid profile, OGTT and Glucose insulin ratio were also assessed. All parameters were reevaluated at 3 and 6 months of treatment and were statistically analyzed. Response to treatment in terms ovulation and pregnancy achieved was also analyzed.


Women with anovulatory infertility has shown good improvement to appropriate treatment.

How to cite this article

Bhandoria G, Rudra S. Anovulatory Infertility: A Prospective Study. Int J Infertility Fetal Med 2013; 4(1):18-23.

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