Late low-dose pure follicle stimulating hormone for ovarian stimulation in intra-uterine insemination cycles.

@article{Balasch1994LateLP,
  title={Late low-dose pure follicle stimulating hormone for ovarian stimulation in intra-uterine insemination cycles.},
  author={Juan Balasch and Jos{\'e} Lu{\'i}s Ballesc{\`a} and Cristi{\'a}n Pimentel and Montserrat Creus and Francisco F{\'a}bregues and Juan Antonio Vanrell},
  journal={Human reproduction},
  year={1994},
  volume={9 10},
  pages={1863-6}
}
At present, there is general agreement that ovarian stimulation improves pregnancy rates after intra-uterine insemination (IUI). Also, ovulation induction with gonadotrophins is associated with higher success rates than clomiphene citrate in IUI cycles. However, the drawbacks to the use of gonadotrophin stimulation before IUI include the risks of ovarian hyperstimulation and multiple gestation, and the relative cost of a treatment cycle in a view of the medication costs and the need for… CONTINUE READING

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