Medical Treatment of Infertility

  • Wayne Decker


Ovulation defects are a major cause of infertility. It was not until about 20 years ago that pharmacologic means became available to induce ovulation consistently in the anovulatory woman. The first of these drugs to become available for general clinical use was clomiphene citrate, which remains the safest, the most broadly effective, and the most widely used of several agents now available.


Luteinizing Hormone Pituitary Adenoma Prolactin Level Estradiol Level Premature Ovarian Failure 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Wayne Decker
    • 1
  1. 1.Fertility Research FoundationNew YorkUSA

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