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Ultrasound Diagnosis of Follicle Growth and Ovulation

  • B.-J. Hackelöer
  • M. Hansmann
Conference paper

Abstract

Following the initial observations by Kratochwil et al. (1973) that by means of ultrasound ovaries can be visualized and follicles identified, Hackelöer et al. (1977) successfully monitored the number and size of follicles in patients undergoing ovarian stimulation with gonadotropins. On the basis of these findings, an assessment was made of the value of the ultrasound technique as a determinant of follicular growth in normally cycling women. Our experience is based on more than 8 000 ultrasound examinations of over 200 women with normal cycles and 200 women undergoing hormonal stimulation for ovulation induction (400 cycles).

Keywords

Corpus Luteum Hormone Profile Ovulation Induction Normal Cycle Follicular Growth 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • B.-J. Hackelöer
    • 1
  • M. Hansmann
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Obstetrics and GynecologyUniversity of MarburgMarburgW. Germany
  2. 2.Department of Obstetrics and GynecologyUniversity of BonnBonnW. Germany

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