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The Effect of Weight Loss on Ovarian Reserve

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified April 2013 by Amir Wiser, Meir Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Amir Wiser, Meir Medical Center Identifier:
First received: April 28, 2013
Last updated: June 10, 2013
Last verified: April 2013

Obesity affects on fertility. Obese women have lower pregnancy rate after infertility treatments.They need more doses of hormone during ovarian stimulation, more days for stimulation. During IVF treatment less oocytes are collected and the quality of embryo also harmed.

The first line treatment for those women with obesity and infertility is weight loss.

The investigators' hypothesis is that weight reduction improves ovarian reserve and fertility treatment outcome.

Condition Intervention
Weight Loss Dietary Supplement: weight loss

Study Type: Observational [Patient Registry]
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Target Follow-Up Duration: 1 Year

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Further study details as provided by Amir Wiser, Meir Medical Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Anti Mullerain Hormone (AMH)and AFC before and after weight loss [ Time Frame: 3 months ]
    AMH and AFC will measure at the first visit and after 3 months of weight loss program

Estimated Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: May 2013
Estimated Primary Completion Date: April 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
overweight women with infertility Dietary Supplement: weight loss

Detailed Description:
The investigators have outpatient clinic for obesity and infertility. the patients undergoing program of 3 months with diet and physical activity. Blood sample will take at the beginning of the program and at the end. The blood sample will evaluate for: AMH, Adiponectin, Leptin, CRP, Colesterol, CRP, Smac in addition TVUS will perform to evaluate AFC.

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 43 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Overweight women with infertility

Inclusion Criteria:

  • undergoing weight loss program

Exclusion Criteria:

  • dropp out before comletion the weighy loss target
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01844128

Contact: Amir Wiswe, MD +97297472227

Meir Medical Center Recruiting
Kfar Sava, Israel
Contact: Overweight &Infertility clinic    097471555      
Principal Investigator: Amir Wiser, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Meir Medical Center
  More Information

Responsible Party: Amir Wiser, Senior physician IVF Unit, Meir Medical Center Identifier: NCT01844128     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0257-12mmc
Study First Received: April 28, 2013
Last Updated: June 10, 2013

Keywords provided by Amir Wiser, Meir Medical Center:
MMA, AFC, Ovarian reserve

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Weight Loss
Body Weight Changes
Body Weight
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