Do oocyte quality and quantity as measured by antral follicle count decline in parallel?

ArticleinFertility and sterility 95(2):482-3; discussion 484-5 · February 2011with6 Reads
Impact Factor: 4.59 · DOI: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2010.11.052 · Source: PubMed


    It is clear that with chronological aging both oocyte quantity (ultimately leading to menopause) and quality (pregnancy potential) decline. It is less clear, however, whether these three parameters: chronological age, oocyte number, and oocyte "health," decline in parallel.