laparoscopic ovarian drilling


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laparoscopic ovarian drilling

(lap?a-ro-skop'ik),

LOD

Cautery applied directly to the ovaries of patients with polycystic ovary syndrome. It is a surgical technique for treating anovulation.
Synonym: laparoscopic ovarian diathermy
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The authors concluded that although Metformin results in a better attenuation of insulin resistance, laparoscopic ovarian drilling is associated with higher rates of ovulation and pregnancy.
Laparoscopic ovarian drilling verses medical treatment in management of clomephene citrate poly cystic ovarian syndrome.
Out of these, 15 patients showed evidence of polycystic ovaries and Laparoscopic ovarian drilling (LOD) was performed.
In cases of PCOD, Laparoscopic Ovarian Drilling can be performed(7).
If you fail to ovulate with conventional treatment (the fertility drug clomiphene citrate and/or the insulin sensitizing drug metformin) and can't, for whatever reason, proceed to shots or in vitro fertilization (IVF), your doctor may recommend an outpatient surgery called laparoscopic ovarian drilling.
21 infertile couples conceived - 6 with normal findings on laparohysteroscopy, 5 with laparoscopic ovarian drilling, 4 on anti-tubercular treatment, 2 with proximal tubal cannulation, 2 with fimbrioplasty, 1 with lysis of intra-uterine adhesions followed by Cu-T insertion and hormonal pills for endometrial development and 1 with peritoneal adhesiolysis.

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