Artificial Insemination: Intrauterine Insemination

  • Pieternel Steures
  • Ben W. J. Mol
  • Fulco van der Veen


Artificial insemination has been used to treat infertility since the eighteenth century, and continues to be commonly performed. This chapter explores the medical indications for use of artificial insemination and provides evidence-based recommendations for therapeutic use.


Artificial insemination Controlled ovarian hyperstimulation Gonadotropins Intrauterine insemination Clomiphene citrate 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pieternel Steures
    • 1
  • Ben W. J. Mol
    • 1
  • Fulco van der Veen
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre for Reproductive MedicineAcademic Medical CentreAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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