Journal of Human Reproductive Science
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Year : 2010  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 121-123
Fertility and age


Reproductive Medicine Unit, Christian Medical College Hospital, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India

Correspondence Address:
Korula George
Reproductive Medicine Unit, Christian Medical College Hospital, Vellore -632004, Tamil Nadu
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0974-1208.74152

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The changing social scenario together with economic growth and an increase in job opportunities has to a great extent reduced gender inequality and has resulted in more and more older women seeking help from infertility clinics. Fertility and aging have always been closely linked and the age of the female partner remains the single most important factor in predicting success with treatment. Although tests for the ovarian reserve are an important informative tool and are helpful in selecting treatment options, they are poor predictors of the outcome.


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