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An Efficient Infertility Evaluation


Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology:
doi: 10.1097/GRF.0b013e3182353be6

The biological clock is a major adversary to human reproduction. Not only does fecundity wane with time, but so does an infertility patient’s emotional reserve. Therefore, a well-organized approach to evaluating, treating, and referring patients to subspecialty centers when necessary is critical to optimally manage infertility. The initial infertility evaluation has undergone evidence-based improvements in efficiency and has demonstrated that less testing has given more useful knowledge.

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Reproductive Care Center, Sandy, Utah

The author declares that he has nothing to disclose.

Correspondence: Harry Hatasaka, MD, Reproductive Care Center, 10150 Petunia Way, Sandy, UT 84092. E-mail:

© 2011 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.