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Acupuncture for the treatment of diminished ovary reserve
World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion Volume 27, Issue 3, 30 September 2017, Pages 69-74 World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion Clinical Report Author links open overlay panelQun-huiMAO1 Akupunktur ved Mao.dk, Copenhagen DK-1852, Denmark Accepted 20 January 2017, Available online 23 December 2017. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1003-5257(17)30143-5 Get rights and content Abstract Objective To share 20 cases of women with diminished ovary reserve (DOR) and low Anti-Müllerian Hormone (AMH), who had unsuccessful in-vitro fertilization (IVF) trials and to whom the author has successfully treated. Methods Twenty women with DOR had gone through the failed IVF from 1 to 5 times. The acupuncture protocol consists of electroacupuncture, manual acupuncture, acupressure and sliding-cupping, which are the multiple interventions. The acupoints were used based on 5 phases of the menstrual cycle. The electroacupuncture was used twice a week in the follicle phase and the acupuncture without the electricity was used once a week in the luteal phase. Most of them had been treated for three menstrual cycles. Results All of 20 women got pregnant by IVF (17 casese) or naturally (3 cases). Conclusion Acupuncture might improve IVF outcomes for women with DOR by acupuncture treatment for three months or help them to receive naturally. Previous article Next article Key words acupuncture DOR AMH IVF eletroacupcunture Download full text in PDF References 1 PR Jirge Ovarian reserve tests Hum Reprod Sci, 4 (3) (2011), pp. 108-113 CrossRefView Record in Scopus 2 SL Broer, JV Disseldorp, KA Broeze, M Dolleman, BC Opmeer, et al. 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