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Hum Reprod Update. 1999 Sep-Oct;5(5):546-50.

The fertility potential of women with a single ovary.

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  • 1Bourn Hall Clinic, Cambridge, UK. amir.lass.gb_cbg01@serono.com

Abstract

The incidence of having a single ovary is quite common in infertile patients and can reach up to 17% of women with severe tubal disease who require in-vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment. Data on the short- and long-term implications of having only one ovary are scarce, and patients in this situation are naturally concerned. This article reviews the effect of possessing a single ovary on the fertility potential and ovarian reserve of these women and their performance in assisted reproduction treatment.

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