Applications of GnRH analogues in infertility treatment


Authors: I. Crha ;  R. Hudeček ;  M. Huser
Authors‘ workplace: Gynekologicko-porodnická klinika, LF MU a FN Brno
Published in: Prakt Gyn 2011; 15(3-4): 152-156
Category: Review Article

Overview

Objective to provide the most up to date overview of gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) analogues application in human infertility treatment. Papers extracted from the Cochrane Library of Reviews and Protocols, Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects (DARE), MEDLINEplus and the treatment guidelines used in our Assisted Reproduction Centre were analysedGnRH analogues are used in the treatment of endometriosis, uterine fibromyomas, in ovarian stimulation protocols and for fertility protection during gonadotoxic treatment. GnRH analogues represent a very effective way of treatment of fertility disorders.

Key words:
GnRH analogues – triptorelin – infertility – endometriosis – uterine fibroids


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Paediatric gynaecology Gynaecology and obstetrics Reproduction medicine
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