Register below for the next Fertility and Sterility Journal Club Global:

The novel use of combination of Letrozole and Clomid to induce ovulation
Date: Thursday, May 9, 2019
Time: 7:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time

Rachel Mejia, D.O., and Jessica Kresowik, M.D., will be joined by experts in the field including G. Wright Bates, Jr., M.D., Rick Legro, M.D., Kathleen Hoeger, M.D., M.P.H.,  and Steven Lindheim, M.D., to discuss their recent Fertility and Sterility manuscript, "A randomized controlled trial of combination letrozole and clomiphene  citrate or letrozole alone for ovulation induction in women with polycystic ovary syndrome."
Questions and issues addressed include:

  • Available options for ovulation induction for women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)
  • The mechanism of action and success rates of clomiphene citrate and letrozole
  • The rationale that clomiphene citrate and letrozole can be used in combination
  • Whether combination therapy increases success rates and side  effects
  • Patient characteristics that can aid in the choice of ovulation induction medication for women with PCOS

This Journal Club Global is hosted by Bruce Carr, M.D., and the Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility fellowship at UT Southwestern Medical Center. The event is moderated by Fertility and Sterility's Video and Media Editor, Kurt Barnhart, M.D., M.S.C.E.

Presenter
Rachel Mejia, D.O.
Assistant Professor, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility
University of Iowa
Presenter
Jessica Kresowik, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility
University of Iowa
Presenter
G. Wright Bates, M.D.
Chairman, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Baylor Scott & White
Presenter
Richard Legro, M.D.
Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pennsylvania State University
Presenter
Kathleen Hoeger, M.D., M.P.H.
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Rochester Medical Center
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Presenter
Steven Lindheim
Program Director, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
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Presenter
Bruce Carr, M.D.
Director of the Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Fellowship Program
Southwestern Medical Center, University of Texas
Presenter
Kurt Barnhart, M.D., M.S.C.E.
Fertility and Sterility Video and New Media Editor
Penn Fertility Care, University of Pennsylvania
Presenter
Micah Hill, D.O.
Interactive Editor-In-Chief
Fertility and Sterility

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