Induction of Ovulation by Combined GnRH-Analogue/hMG/hCG Treatment

  • M. Breckwoldt
  • F. Geisthövel
  • J. Neulen
  • H. Schillinger

Abstract

Exogenous administration of human gonadotropins (hMG/hCG) is highly effective in infertility patients suffering from hypogonadotropic amenorrhea classified as WHO I. Pregnancy rates are reported on the order of 80% [1]. In anovulatory infertility patients with normal gonadotropin levels (WHO II), however, hMG/hCG treatment is less effective, achieving pregnancy rates only between 15 and 28% [2].

Keywords

Ovulation Induction GnRH Analogue Infertility Patient Exogenous Gonadotropin Endogenous Gonadotropin 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Breckwoldt
    • 1
  • F. Geisthövel
    • 1
  • J. Neulen
    • 1
  • H. Schillinger
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Division of Clinical EndocrinologyUniversity of FreiburgFreiburg im BreisgauGermany

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