Induction of ovulation with human urinary follicle-stimulating hormone: endocrine pattern and ultrasound monitoring.


Nine infertile patients, suffering from polycystic ovaries, were treated with human urinary FSH and hCG (eight cases) to induce ovulation. Oestrone, oestradiol, 17 alpha-hydroxyprogesterone, testosterone and androstenedione serum levels increased during the treatment. A decrease in luteinizing hormone serum levels was noticed, and in five cases a… (More)


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