Effect of growth hormone administration on human ovarian function and steroidogenic gene expression in granulosa-luteal cells.

@article{Tapanainen1992EffectOG,
  title={Effect of growth hormone administration on human ovarian function and steroidogenic gene expression in granulosa-luteal cells.},
  author={Juha S Tapanainen and Hannu K Martikainen and Raimo Voutilainen and Mauri Orava and Aimo O Ruokonen and L. R{\"o}nnberg},
  journal={Fertility and sterility},
  year={1992},
  volume={58 4},
  pages={726-32}
}
OBJECTIVE To study the effect of growth hormone (GH) in combination with an ultrashort-term gonadotropin-releasing hormone analogue/human menopausal gonadotropin (hMG)/human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) regimen in ovarian hyperstimulation for in vitro fertilization (IVF). DESIGN Prospective randomized placebo-controlled study. SETTING University-based IVF program. PATIENTS Fifty-four normally cycling women (27 control and 27 GH-treated) participated in this study. INTERVENTIONS Human… CONTINUE READING