The Cochrane Library: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

DOI: 10.1002/14651858

Reviews/Protocols listed by Cochrane Review Group


  1. Cochrane Acute Respiratory Infections Group
  2. Cochrane Airways Group
  3. Cochrane Anaesthesia Group
  4. Cochrane Back Group
  5. Cochrane Bone, Joint and Muscle Trauma Group
  6. Cochrane Breast Cancer Group
  7. Cochrane Childhood Cancer Group
  8. Cochrane Colorectal Cancer Group
  9. Cochrane Consumers and Communication Group
  10. Cochrane Cystic Fibrosis and Genetic Disorders Group
  11. Cochrane Dementia and Cognitive Improvement Group
  12. Cochrane Depression, Anxiety and Neurosis Group
  13. Cochrane Developmental, Psychosocial and Learning Problems Group
  14. Cochrane Drugs and Alcohol Group
  15. Cochrane Ear, Nose and Throat Disorders Group
  16. Cochrane Effective Practice and Organisation of Care Group
  17. Cochrane Epilepsy Group
  18. Cochrane Eyes and Vision Group
  19. Cochrane Fertility Regulation Group
  20. Cochrane Gynaecological Cancer Group
  21. Cochrane Haematological Malignancies Group
  22. Cochrane Heart Group
  23. Cochrane Hepato-Biliary Group
  24. Cochrane HIV/AIDS Group
  25. Cochrane Hypertension Group
  26. Cochrane Incontinence Group
  27. Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group
  28. Cochrane Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Functional Bowel Disorders Group
  29. Cochrane Injuries Group
  30. Cochrane Lung Cancer Group
  31. Cochrane Menstrual Disorders and Subfertility Group
    1. About this group
    2. Reviews
      1. Acupuncture and assisted reproductive technologyReview
      2. Acupuncture for dysmenorrhoeaReview
      3. Acupuncture for menopausal hot flushesReview
      4. Acupuncture for pain in endometriosisReview
      5. Acupuncture for polycystic ovarian syndromeReview
      6. Acupuncture for uterine fibroidsReview
      7. Adherence compounds in embryo transfer media for assisted reproductive technologiesReview
      8. Androgens versus placebo or no treatment for idiopathic oligo/asthenospermiaReviewWithdrawn
      9. Anti-TNF-α treatment for pelvic pain associated with endometriosisReview
      10. Antibiotics prior to embryo transfer in ARTReview
      11. Anticoagulant and aspirin prophylaxis for preventing thromboembolism after major gynaecological surgeryReviewWithdrawn
      12. Antidepressants for polycystic ovary syndromeReview
      13. Antifibrinolytics for heavy menstrual bleedingReview
      14. Antioxidants for female subfertilityReview
      15. Antioxidants for male subfertilityReview
      16. Aromatase inhibitors for subfertile women with polycystic ovary syndromeReview
      17. Aromatase inhibitors for uterine fibroidsReview
      18. Aspirin for in vitro fertilisationReview
      19. Assisted hatching on assisted conception (in vitro fertilisation (IVF) and intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI))Review
      20. Assisted reproductive technology: an overview of Cochrane ReviewsReviewOverview
      21. Barrier agents for adhesion prevention after gynaecological surgeryReview
      22. Behavioural interventions for dysmenorrhoeaReview
      23. Beta2-adrenoceptor agonists for dysmenorrhoeaReview
      24. Black cohosh (Cimicifuga spp.) for menopausal symptomsReview
      25. Brief co-incubation of sperm and oocytes for in vitro fertilization techniquesReview
      26. Bromocriptine for idiopathic oligo/asthenospermiaReviewWithdrawn
      27. Bromocriptine for unexplained subfertility in womenReviewWithdrawn
      28. Cabergoline for preventing ovarian hyperstimulation syndromeReview
      29. Cervical insemination versus intra-uterine insemination of donor sperm for subfertilityReview
      30. Chinese herbal medicine for endometriosisReview
      31. Chinese herbal medicine for premenstrual syndromeReview
      32. Chinese herbal medicine for primary dysmenorrhoeaReview
      33. Chinese herbal medicine for subfertile women with polycystic ovarian syndromeReview
      34. Chinese herbal medicine in the treatment of ectopic pregnancyReview
      35. Cleavage stage versus blastocyst stage embryo transfer in assisted reproductive technologyReview
      36. Clomiphene and anti-oestrogens for ovulation induction in PCOSReview
      37. Clomiphene citrate for ovulation induction in women with oligo-amenorrhoeaReviewWithdrawn
      38. Clomiphene citrate for unexplained subfertility in womenReview
      39. Clomiphene citrate in combination with gonadotropins for controlled ovarian stimulation in women undergoing in vitro fertilizationReview
      40. Clomiphene or tamoxifen for idiopathic oligo/asthenospermiaReviewWithdrawn
      41. Coasting (withholding gonadotrophins) for preventing ovarian hyperstimulation syndromeReview
      42. Cycle regimens for frozen-thawed embryo transferReview
      43. Cyclical progestogens for heavy menstrual bleedingReview
      44. Cyproterone acetate for hirsutismReview
      45. Danazol for heavy menstrual bleedingReview
      46. Danazol for pelvic pain associated with endometriosisReview
      47. Danazol for unexplained subfertilityReview
      48. Danazol for uterine fibroidsReview
      49. Day three versus day two embryo transfer following in vitro fertilization or intracytoplasmic sperm injectionReview
      50. Depot versus daily administration of gonadotrophin-releasing hormone agonist protocols for pituitary down regulation in assisted reproduction cyclesReview
      51. Early versus delayed oral fluids and food for reducing complications after major abdominal gynaecologic surgeryReview
      52. Embryo freezing for preventing ovarian hyperstimulation syndromeReview
      53. Endometrial injury in women undergoing assisted reproductive techniquesReview
      54. Endometrial preparation for women undergoing embryo transfer with frozen embryos or embryos derived from donor oocytesReview
      55. Endometrial resection and ablation techniques for heavy menstrual bleedingReview
      56. Endometrial resection and ablation versus hysterectomy for heavy menstrual bleedingReview
      57. Endometriosis: an overview of Cochrane ReviewsReviewOverview
      58. Excisional surgery versus ablative surgery for ovarian endometriomataReview
      59. Exercise for dysmenorrhoeaReview
      60. Exercise for vasomotor menopausal symptomsReview
      61. Fluid and pharmacological agents for adhesion prevention after gynaecological surgeryReview
      62. Follicle-stimulating hormone and human menopausal gonadotropin for ovarian stimulation in assisted reproduction cyclesReviewWithdrawn
      63. Follicular flushing during oocyte retrieval in assisted reproductive techniquesReview
      64. FSH replaced by low-dose hCG in the late follicular phase versus continued FSH for assisted reproductive techniquesReview
      65. Gonadotrophin-releasing hormone agonist protocols for pituitary desensitization in in vitro fertilization and gamete intrafallopian transfer cyclesReviewWithdrawn
      66. Gonadotrophin-releasing hormone agonist protocols for pituitary suppression in assisted reproductionReview
      67. Gonadotrophin-releasing hormone analogue as an adjunct to gonadotropin therapy for clomiphene-resistant polycystic ovarian syndromeReviewWithdrawn
      68. Gonadotrophin-releasing hormone analogues for endometriosis: bone mineral densityReview
      69. Gonadotrophin-releasing hormone analogues for pain associated with endometriosisReview
      70. Gonadotrophin-releasing hormone analogues for pain associated with endometriosisReviewWithdrawn
      71. Gonadotrophin-releasing hormone antagonists for assisted reproductive technologyReview
      72. Gonadotrophin therapy for ovulation induction in subfertility associated with polycystic ovary syndromeReview
      73. Gonadotrophins for idiopathic male factor subfertilityReview
      74. Gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist versus HCG for oocyte triggering in antagonist assisted reproductive technology cyclesReview
      75. Growth hormone for in vitro fertilizationReview
      76. Heparin for assisted reproductionReview
      77. Herbal and dietary therapies for primary and secondary dysmenorrhoeaReview
      78. Herbal preparations for uterine fibroidsReview
      79. Hormone therapy for endometriosis and surgical menopauseReview
      80. Hormone therapy for sexual function in perimenopausal and postmenopausal womenReview
      81. Hormone therapy in postmenopausal women and risk of endometrial hyperplasiaReview
      82. Human menopausal gonadotropin versus recombinant follicle stimulation hormone for ovarian stimulation in assisted reproductive cyclesReviewWithdrawn
      83. Hysterectomy versus hysterectomy plus oophorectomy for premenopausal womenReview
      84. Hysteroscopy for treating subfertility associated with suspected major uterine cavity abnormalitiesReview
      85. In vitro fertilisation for unexplained subfertilityReview
      86. In vitro fertilisation versus tubal reanastomosis (sterilisation reversal) for subfertility after tubal sterilisationReview
      87. In vitro maturation in subfertile women with polycystic ovarian syndrome undergoing assisted reproductionReview
      88. Insulin-sensitising drugs (metformin, rosiglitazone, pioglitazone, D-chiro-inositol) for women with polycystic ovary syndrome, oligo amenorrhoea and subfertilityReview
      89. Insulin-sensitising drugs versus the combined oral contraceptive pill for hirsutism, acne and risk of diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and endometrial cancer in polycystic ovary syndromeReview
      90. Interventions for 'poor responders' to controlled ovarian hyper stimulation (COH) in in-vitro fertilisation (IVF)Review
      91. Interventions for treating chronic pelvic pain in womenReview
      92. Interventions for tubal ectopic pregnancyReview
      93. Interventions for women with endometrioma prior to assisted reproductive technologyReview
      94. Interventions to reduce haemorrhage during myomectomy for fibroidsReviewNew Search
      95. Intra-cytoplasmic sperm injection versus conventional techniques for oocyte insemination during in vitro fertilisation in couples with non-male subfertilityReview
      96. Intra-uterine insemination for male subfertilityReview
      97. Intra-uterine insemination for unexplained subfertilityReview
      98. Intra-uterine insemination versus timed intercourse or expectant management for cervical hostility in subfertile couplesReview
      99. Intra-venous fluids for the prevention of severe ovarian hyperstimulation syndromeReview
      100. Intrauterine insemination versus fallopian tube sperm perfusion for non-tubal infertilityReview
      101. Kinin-enhancing drugs for unexplained subfertility in menReviewWithdrawn
      102. Laparoscopic drilling by diathermy or laser for ovulation induction in anovulatory polycystic ovary syndromeReview
      103. Laparoscopic entry techniquesReviewComment
      104. Laparoscopic surgery for endometriosisReview
      105. Laparoscopic surgery for pelvic pain associated with endometriosisReviewWithdrawn
      106. Laparoscopic surgery for subfertility associated with endometriosisReviewWithdrawn
      107. Laparoscopy for the management of acute lower abdominal pain in women of childbearing ageReview
      108. Laparoscopy versus laparotomy for benign ovarian tumourReview
      109. Levonorgestrel intrauterine system for endometrial protection in women with breast cancer on adjuvant tamoxifenReview
      110. Levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine device (LNG-IUD) for symptomatic endometriosis following surgeryReview
      111. Levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system for atypical endometrial hyperplasiaReview
      112. Lifestyle changes in women with polycystic ovary syndromeReview
      113. Local oestrogen for vaginal atrophy in postmenopausal womenReview
      114. Long-acting FSH versus daily FSH for women undergoing assisted reproductionReview
      115. Long term hormone therapy for perimenopausal and postmenopausal womenReview
      116. Long-term pituitary down-regulation before in vitro fertilization (IVF) for women with endometriosisReview
      117. Long versus short course treatment with metformin and clomiphene citrate for ovulation induction in women with PCOSReview
      118. Low oxygen concentrations for embryo culture in assisted reproductive technologiesReview
      119. Luteal phase support for assisted reproduction cyclesReview
      120. Luteal phase support in assisted reproduction cyclesReviewWithdrawn
      121. Metformin treatment before and during IVF or ICSI in women with polycystic ovary syndromeReview
      122. Metroplasty versus expectant management for women with recurrent miscarriage and a septate uterusReview
      123. Microwave therapy for cervical ectropionReview
      124. Mifepristone for uterine fibroidsReview
      125. Minimally invasive versus open surgery for reversal of tubal sterilizationReview
      126. Monitoring of stimulated cycles in assisted reproduction (IVF and ICSI)ReviewNew Search
      127. Natural cycle in vitro fertilisation (IVF) for subfertile couplesReview
      128. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for heavy menstrual bleedingReview
      129. Non-surgical interventions for the management of chronic pelvic painReview
      130. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for dysmenorrhoeaReview
      131. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for pain in women with endometriosisReview
      132. Number of embryos for transfer following in vitro fertilisation or intra-cytoplasmic sperm injectionReview
      133. Oestrogen and progestogen hormone replacement therapy for peri-menopausal and post-menopausal women: weight and body fat distributionReview
      134. Oil-soluble versus water-soluble media for assessing tubal patency with hysterosalpingography or laparoscopy in subfertile womenReviewWithdrawn
      135. Oral contraceptive pill for heavy menstrual bleedingReview
      136. Oral contraceptive pill for primary dysmenorrhoeaReview
      137. Oral contraceptive pill, progestogen or estrogen pre-treatment for ovarian stimulation protocols for women undergoing assisted reproductive techniquesReview
      138. Oral contraceptives containing drospirenone for premenstrual syndromeReview
      139. Oral contraceptives for pain associated with endometriosisReview
      140. Oral oestrogen and combined oestrogen/progestogen therapy versus placebo for hot flushesReview
      141. Oral versus injectable ovulation induction agents for unexplained subfertilityReview
      142. Ovarian stimulation protocols (anti-oestrogens, gonadotrophins with and without GnRH agonists/antagonists) for intrauterine insemination (IUI) in women with subfertilityReview
      143. Ovulation induction with urinary follicle stimulating hormone versus human menopausal gonadotropin for clomiphene-resistant polycystic ovary syndromeReviewWithdrawn
      144. Ovulation suppression for endometriosis for women with subfertilityReview
      145. Ovulation triggers in anovulatory women undergoing ovulation inductionReview
      146. Pain relief for outpatient hysteroscopyReview
      147. Pain relief for women undergoing oocyte retrieval for assisted reproductionReview
      148. Pain relief in hysterosalpingographyReview
      149. Pentoxifylline for endometriosisReview
      150. Peri-implantation glucocorticoid administration for assisted reproductive technology cyclesReview
      151. Phytoestrogens for menopausal vasomotor symptomsReview
      152. Post-embryo transfer interventions for assisted reproduction technology cyclesReviewNew Search
      153. Postoperative procedures for improving fertility following pelvic reproductive surgeryReview
      154. Pre and post-operative medical therapy for endometriosis surgeryReview
      155. Pre-operative endometrial thinning agents before endometrial destruction for heavy menstrual bleedingReviewWithdrawn
      156. Pre-operative endometrial thinning agents before endometrial destruction for heavy menstrual bleedingReview
      157. Pre-operative GnRH analogue therapy before hysterectomy or myomectomy for uterine fibroidsReview
      158. Preconception lifestyle advice for people with subfertilityReview
      159. Preimplantation genetic screening for abnormal number of chromosomes (aneuploidies) in in vitro fertilisation or intracytoplasmic sperm injectionReview
      160. Progestagens and anti-progestagens for pain associated with endometriosisReview
      161. Progesterone for premenstrual syndromeReview
      162. Progesterone or progestogen-releasing intrauterine systems for heavy menstrual bleedingReview
      163. Progestogens or progestogen-releasing intrauterine systems for uterine fibroidsReview
      164. Progestogens with or without oestrogen for irregular uterine bleeding associated with anovulationReview
      165. Prophylactic antibiotics for transcervical intrauterine proceduresReview
      166. Pulsatile gonadotrophin releasing hormone for ovulation induction in subfertility associated with polycystic ovary syndromeReview
      167. Recombinant FSH versus urinary gonadotrophins or recombinant FSH for ovulation induction in subfertility associated with polycystic ovary syndromeReview
      168. Recombinant Luteinizing Hormone (rLH) for controlled ovarian hyperstimulation in assisted reproductive cyclesReview
      169. Recombinant versus urinary follicle stimulating hormone for ovarian stimulation in assisted reproduction cyclesReviewWithdrawn
      170. Recombinant versus urinary gonadotrophin for ovarian stimulation in assisted reproductive technology cyclesReview
      171. Recombinant versus urinary human chorionic gonadotrophin for final oocyte maturation triggering in IVF and ICSI cyclesReview
      172. Regular (ICSI) versus ultra-high magnification (IMSI) sperm selection for assisted reproductionReview
      173. Relaxation for perimenopausal and postmenopausal symptomsReview
      174. Robotic surgery for benign gynaecological diseaseReview
      175. Selective estrogen receptor modulators (SERMs) for uterine leiomyomasReview
      176. Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors for premenstrual syndromeReview
      177. Semen preparation techniques for intrauterine inseminationReview
      178. Short and long term effects of tibolone in postmenopausal womenReview
      179. Single versus double intrauterine insemination (IUI) in stimulated cycles for subfertile couplesReview
      180. Soft versus firm catheters for intrauterine inseminationReview
      181. Spinal manipulation for dysmenorrhoeaReview
      182. Spironolactone versus placebo or in combination with steroids for hirsutism and/or acneReview
      183. Statins for women with polycystic ovary syndrome not actively trying to conceiveReview
      184. Surgery for tubal infertilityReview
      185. Surgery or embolization for varicoceles in subfertile menReview
      186. Surgery versus medical therapy for heavy menstrual bleedingReview
      187. Surgical approach to hysterectomy for benign gynaecological diseaseReview
      188. Surgical interruption of pelvic nerve pathways for primary and secondary dysmenorrhoeaReview
      189. Surgical intervention versus expectant management for endometrial polyps in subfertile womenReviewNew
      190. Surgical treatment for tubal disease in women due to undergo in vitro fertilisationReview
      191. Surgical treatment of fibroids for subfertilityReview
      192. Synchronised approach for intrauterine insemination in subfertile couples.Review
      193. Tamoxifen or letrozole versus standard methods for women with estrogen-receptor positive breast cancer undergoing oocyte or embryo cryopreservation in assisted reproductionReview
      194. Techniques for pelvic surgery in subfertilityReview
      195. Techniques for preparation prior to embryo transferReview
      196. Techniques for surgical retrieval of sperm prior to intra-cytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) for azoospermiaReview
      197. Testosterone for peri and postmenopausal womenReview
      198. Total versus subtotal hysterectomy for benign gynaecological conditionsReview
      199. Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation for primary dysmenorrhoeaReview
      200. Tubal flushing for subfertilityReview
      201. Ultrasound versus 'clinical touch' for catheter guidance during embryo transfer in womenReview
      202. Uterine artery embolization for symptomatic uterine fibroidsReview
      203. Vitrification versus slow freezing for women undergoing oocyte cryopreservationReviewNew
    3. Protocols
      1. Acupuncture for female subfertilityProtocol
      2. Acupuncture for premenstrual syndromeProtocol
      3. Add-back therapy with GnRH analogues for uterine fibroidsProtocol
      4. Adhesion prevention agents for gynaecological surgery: an overview of Cochrane reviewsProtocolOverviewNew
      5. Advanced sperm selection techniques for assisted reproductionProtocol
      6. Androgens (dehydroepiandrosterone or testosterone) in women undergoing assisted reproductionProtocol
      7. Anti-adhesion therapy following operative hysteroscopy for treating female subfertilityProtocol
      8. Antibiotic prophylaxis for elective hysterectomyProtocol
      9. Aromatase inhibitors for ovulation inductionProtocol
      10. Bioidentical hormones for women with hot flushesProtocol
      11. Chinese herbal medicine for female subfertilityProtocol
      12. Chinese herbal medicine for menopausal symptomsProtocol
      13. Chlamydia antibody titer testing versus hysterosalpingography for detection of tubal pathology in subfertile womenProtocolDiagnostic
      14. Culture media for human preimplantation embryos in assisted reproductive technology cyclesProtocol
      15. Dehydroepiandrosterone for menopausal womenProtocol
      16. Excisional versus ablative surgery for peritoneal endometriosisProtocol
      17. Fresh versus frozen embryo transfers for assisted reproductionProtocol
      18. Glucocorticoid supplementation during ovarian stimulation for IVF or ICSIProtocol
      19. Gonadotrophins for ovulation induction in women with polycystic ovarian syndromeProtocol
      20. Hormone therapy in women with premature ovarian failureProtocol
      21. Human chorionic gonadotrophin priming for fertility treatment with in vitro maturationProtocol
      22. Immune therapies for women with history of failed implantation undergoing IVF treatmentProtocol
      23. Interventions for improving reproductive outcomes in women with recurrent implantation failure undergoing assisted reproductive techniquesProtocol
      24. Interventions for non-tubal ectopic pregnancyProtocol
      25. Interventions for the reduction of shoulder pain following gynaecological laparoscopic proceduresProtocol
      26. Metformin co-administration during follicle stimulating hormone ovulation induction with timed intercourse or intra-uterine insemination for subfertility associated with polycystic ovary syndromeProtocol
      27. Minimally invasive surgical techniques versus open myomectomy for uterine fibroidsProtocol
      28. Non-contraceptive oestrogen-containing preparations for controlling symptoms of premenstrual syndromeProtocol
      29. Non-hormonal therapy for hot flushes in postmenopausal womenProtocol
      30. Non-invasive tests for the diagnosis of endometriosisProtocolDiagnostic
      31. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for assisted reproductive technologyProtocol
      32. Ovarian cyst aspiration prior to in vitro fertilization treatment for subfertility.Protocol
      33. Ovarian surgery for symptom relief in women with polycystic ovary syndromeProtocol
      34. Preoperative ripening of the cervix before operative hysteroscopyProtocol
      35. Progesterone receptor antagonists and progesterone receptor modulators for endometriosisProtocol
      36. Progestogen only versus combined oral contraceptive pills for fibroid related heavy menstrual bleedingProtocol
      37. Progestogens for hot flushesProtocol
      38. Psychological and educational interventions for subfertile men and womenProtocol
      39. Selective estrogen receptor modulators (SERMs) for endometriosisProtocol
      40. Selective progesterone receptor modulators (SPRMs) for uterine fibroidsProtocol
      41. Slow freeze versus vitrification for embryo cryopreservationProtocol
      42. Soft versus firm embryo transfer catheters for assisted reproductive technologyProtocol
      43. Surgical interventions for the management of chronic pelvic pain in womenProtocol
      44. Three-dimensional saline infusion sonohysterography for the diagnosis of focal intracavitary lesionsProtocolDiagnostic
      45. Thyroxine replacement for subfertile women with euthyroid autoimmune thyroid disease or subclinical hypothyroidismProtocol
      46. Trocar types in laparoscopyProtocol
      47. Ultrasound-guided transvaginal ovarian needle drilling for clomiphene-resistant polycystic ovarian syndrome in subfertile womenProtocol
      48. Uterine distension media for outpatient hysteroscopyProtocol
      49. Vasodilators for women undergoing assisted reproductionProtocol
      50. Vitex agnus castus for premenstrual syndromeProtocol
  32. Cochrane Metabolic and Endocrine Disorders Group
  33. Cochrane Methodology Review Group
  34. Cochrane Movement Disorders Group
  35. Cochrane Multiple Sclerosis and Rare Diseases of the Central Nervous System Group
  36. Cochrane Musculoskeletal Group
  37. Cochrane Neonatal Group
  38. Cochrane Neuromuscular Disease Group
  39. Cochrane Occupational Safety and Health Group
  40. Cochrane Oral Health Group
  41. Cochrane Pain, Palliative and Supportive Care Group
  42. Cochrane Peripheral Vascular Diseases Group
  43. Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group
  44. Cochrane Prostatic Diseases and Urologic Cancers Group
  45. Cochrane Public Health Group
  46. Cochrane Renal Group
  47. Cochrane Schizophrenia Group
  48. Cochrane Sexually Transmitted Infections Group
  49. Cochrane Skin Group
  50. Cochrane Stroke Group
  51. Cochrane Tobacco Addiction Group
  52. Cochrane Upper Gastrointestinal and Pancreatic Diseases Group
  53. Cochrane Wounds Group

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