GnRH antagonists in assisted reproductive techniques: a review on the Italian experience.

@article{Marci2013GnRHAI,
  title={GnRH antagonists in assisted reproductive techniques: a review on the Italian experience.},
  author={Roberto Marci and Angela Graziano and Giuseppe Lo Monte and Isabella Piva and Ilaria Soave and Elena Marra and F. Lisi and M. Moscarini and Donatella Caserta},
  journal={European review for medical and pharmacological sciences},
  year={2013},
  volume={17 7},
  pages={853-73}
}
Current Controlled Ovarian Stimulation (COH) for Assisted Reproductive Techniques (ART) pursues three main objectives: hypophyseal activity suppression, multiple follicle growth stimulation, and ovulation induction. By suppressing hypophyseal activity, it is possible to prevent untimely LH surge and allow the appropriate development of the leading follicle. The classical GnRH agonist long protocol is the most widely used in COH for ART. However, an alternative regimen based on GnRH antagonist… CONTINUE READING