Addition of growth hormone to gonadotrophins in ovarian stimulation of poor responders treated by in-vitro fertilization: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

@article{Kolibianakis2009AdditionOG,
  title={Addition of growth hormone to gonadotrophins in ovarian stimulation of poor responders treated by in-vitro fertilization: a systematic review and meta-analysis.},
  author={Efstratios Michaelis Kolibianakis and Christos A Venetis and Klaus Diedrich and Basil C. Tarlatzis and Georg Griesinger},
  journal={Human reproduction update},
  year={2009},
  volume={15 6},
  pages={613-22}
}
BACKGROUND Whether the addition of growth hormone (GH) can improve the probability of pregnancy in poor responders undergoing ovarian stimulation for in-vitro fertilization (IVF) has been examined to date by several underpowered studies, which have not provided solid conclusions. METHODS A computerized literature search in MEDLINE, EMBASE, CENTRAL and randomized controlled trial (RCT) registries was performed independently by two reviewers, aiming to identify RCTs that evaluated the following… CONTINUE READING

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