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ea0003p228 | Reproduction | BES2002

Efficacy of metformin for ovulation induction in polycystic ovary syndrome

Tsilchorozidou T , West C , Parikh B , Davies M , Conway G

Metformin has gained a reputation as an effective fertility treatment in PCOS. Most publications use ovulation rate as the main outcome measure and few quote pregnancy rates. We have audited the first 39 patients with PCOS treated with Metformin in our Reproductive Unit. In this practice, as opposed to a research setting, there were often multiple factors contributing to infertility and they were usually proven resistant to other forms of treatment.In t...