The use of human gonadotropins for the induction of ovulation in women with polycystic ovarian disease.

@article{Wang1980TheUO,
  title={The use of human gonadotropins for the induction of ovulation in women with polycystic ovarian disease.},
  author={Cecilia S. F. Wang and C A Gemzell},
  journal={Fertility and sterility},
  year={1980},
  volume={33 5},
  pages={479-86}
}
During the years 1974 to 1977, a total of 77 treatment cycles of human menopausal gonadotropin (hMG)-human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) were administered to 41 infertile patients with polycystic ovarian disease who failed to conceive on clomiphene. Twenty-seven patients (65.9%) conceived, two of them twice, making twenty-nine pregnancies. The abortion rate was 24.1% and the multiple pregnancy rate was 36.3%. Of the 77 treatment cycles, 7.8% were complicated by mild hyperstimulation and 3.9% by… CONTINUE READING
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