Ovulatory Disorders

What are ovulation disorders?

Usually in women of reproductive age group, one egg is released from an ovary every month. In 25 % of subfertile women this does not occur due to various reasons.

What is PCOS?

PCOS is one of the commonest endocrine(hormone related) disorders affecting women. It presents in wide variety of ways. Though usually the patients are obese with irregular periods and elevated serum insulin and androgen levels. They have a classical looking appearance on ultrasonography. They generally do not ovulate regularly hence they often find it difficult to conceive.

What are the tests to diagnose ovulation disorders& PCOS?

Usually blood tests (hormones), ultrasound scans