Improvement of IVF Outcome in Poor Responders by Discontinuation of GnRH Analogue During the

Schachter, Morey; Friedler, Shevach; Raziel, Arie; Strassburger, Devorah; Bern, Orna; Ron-el, Raphael
April 2001
Journal of Assisted Reproduction & Genetics;Apr2001, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p197
Academic Journal
Examines the efficacy of a protocol involving the discontinuation of the gonadotropin-releasing hormone analogue at the mid-phase of ovarian stimulation for in vitro fertilization in patients with a previous poor response. Change in each parameter when Nafarelin was stopped; Embryo cleavage rates and morphology; Efficacy of gonadotropin treatment.


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