Recent Progress in Gonadotropin Therapy

  • Robert L. Collins
Part of the Clinical Perspectives in Obstetrics and Gynecology book series (CPOG)


Since the induction of ovulation with human pituitary gonadotropins (hPG) was first achieved in 1958,1 exogenous gonadotropin therapy has been successful in anovulatory infertile women. Ovulation induction using exogenous gonadotropins can be achieved in amenorrheic women with functional ovarian tissue.2–5 Women with chronic anovulation who fail to ovulate with clomiphene citrate, either alone or with human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG), can also be candidates for treatment.6–8


Follicle Stimulate Hormone GnRH Agonist Ovulation Induction Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome Human Menopausal Gonadotropin 
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