Starting and resulting testosterone levels after androgen supplementation determine at all ages in vitro fertilization (IVF) pregnancy rates in women with diminished ovarian reserve (DOR).

Women with DOR whose androgens rose after DHEA supplementation saw higher pregnancy chances with IVF than those whose androgen levels remained unchanged before and after supplementation.

Norbert Gleicher, MD, leads CHR’s clinical and research efforts as Medical Director and Chief Scientist. A world-renowned reproductive endocrinologist, Dr. Gleicher has published hundreds of peer-reviewed papers and lectured globally while keeping an active clinical career focused on ovarian aging, immunological issues and other difficult cases of infertility.

Citation Page #: 30(1):49-62.
Journal: J Assist Reprod Genet
Author Publication: Gleicher N, et al
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Date: 2013