Supportive Hormonal Therapy in Assisted Reproduction Programme

Authors: R. Hudeček;  P. Ventruba;  I. Crha
Authors‘ workplace: Gynekologicko-porodnická klinika LF MU a FN Brno
Published in: Prakt Gyn 2005; 9(5): 6-9


The authors present review of therapeutic possibilities of supportive hormonal therapy in an assisted reproduction (AR) programme based on their own clinical groups of patients and current literature data. They deal with possibilities of use of hormonotherapy to solve the individual dysfertility factors with respect to their potential influence on the result of in vitro fertilisation (IVF) cycle. Complete review of stimulation protocols used to induce folliculogenesis and ovulation is supplemented with possible supportive pharmacotherapeutic procedures that find use prior to respective treatment IVF cycle, in its course and in the area of immunomodulation of incipient pregnancy after IVF. The questions of the treatment of ovarian, tubal and uterine factors of infertility, the influence of patient age on the AR result, the treatment of endometriosis and andrologic factor are discussed.

assisted reproduction – hormonal therapy – in vitro fertilisation


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