ASRM Today - A Conversation About Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) with Jennifer Knudtson
Aug 27, 2020
Origin: ASRM Today Podcast
"PCOS is actually the most common endocrine disorder among reproductive age women. In 2010, according to the WHO it estimated 116 million women worldwide have PCOS." - Jennifer Knudtson, M.D.
It has been 30 years since the National Institutes of Health issued criteria on polycystic ovary syndrome or PCOS and we talk about the most recent updated guidelines today with Dr. Jennifer Knudtson, M.D.
Dr. Jennifer Knudtson is an Associate Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at University of Texas Health, San Antonio. She is a CREST scholar and a member of the ASRM Patient Education Committee, representing the Society for the Study of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (SREI).
ASRM Practice Committee documents mentioned in this episode:
- Recommendations from the international evidence-based guideline for the assessment and management of polycystic ovary syndrome (2018)
- Role of metformin for ovulation induction in infertile patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS): a guideline (2017)
- Use of exogenous gonadotropins for ovulation induction in anovulatory women: a committee opinion (2020)
All ASRM Practice Committee documents can be viewed at ASRM.org
If you'd like to learn more about the types of practice documents and the methodology of their creation, visit this page on ASRM.org