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Journal of Fertilization: In Vitro - IVF-Worldwide, Reproductive Medicine, Genetics & Stem Cell Biol

Journal of Fertilization: In Vitro - IVF-Worldwide, Reproductive Medicine, Genetics & Stem Cell Biol
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ISSN: 2375-4508

Levran D

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  • Case Report
    More Indications for the Use of GnRH Antagonists
    Author(s): Horowitz E, Ravhon A, Nahum H, Golan A, Levran D and Weissman AHorowitz E, Ravhon A, Nahum H, Golan A, Levran D and Weissman A

    Purpose: Due to their ability to effectively suppress the LH surge, the primary use of GnRH antagonists is to prevent premature luteinization and ovulation during ovarian stimulation. We describe two cases which represent new indications for the use of GnRH antagonist that may prevent distressing complications associated with infertility therapy. Methods: A 25-year-old anovulatory woman with PCOS who was treated with clomiphene citrate exhibited an excessive response. The second case involved a 45-year-old egg recipient who underwent hormonal preparation with estradiol valerate. At an early stage of treatment a dominant follicle developed that could result in undesired premature ovulation and cycle cancellation. A GnRH antagonist was administered in both cases. Results: In the first case OHSS was prevented, and a singleton pregnancy was achieved. In the second case, spon.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2375-4508.1000107

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