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Improving the consistency of ovarian stimulation: follitropin alfa filled-by-mass.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16792840     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In their quest for a child, infertile couples embark on a journey that is full of expectations and hopes. Over recent years, treatment procedures for assisted conception have become safer and more efficient. However, couples undergoing treatment can still experience some degree of emotional stress due to disappointment if pregnancy is not achieved, or if treatment cycles may have to be cancelled due to a low- or hyper-response. Strategies aimed at minimizing the variability of ovarian response or overall treatment outcome can be expected to significantly reduce this emotional stress. New developments have led to the production of follitropin alfa filled by mass. This is a highly consistent FSH preparation improving the consistency of ovarian response and reducing the risk of cycle cancellation. The impact of this new FSH preparation for assisted reproduction treatments is discussed in this review.
Authors:
Matts Wikland; Jean-Noël Hugues; Colin Howles
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Reproductive biomedicine online     Volume:  12     ISSN:  1472-6483     ISO Abbreviation:  Reprod. Biomed. Online     Publication Date:  2006 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-06-23     Completed Date:  2006-08-31     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101122473     Medline TA:  Reprod Biomed Online     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  663-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Fertility Centre Scandinavia, Carlanders Hospital, Box 5918, S-401 29 Gothenburg, Sweden. matts.wikland@fcivf.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Female
Fertilization in Vitro
Glycoprotein Hormones, alpha Subunit / therapeutic use*
Humans
Infertility, Female / drug therapy*
Ovulation Induction / standards*
Pregnancy
Pregnancy, Multiple
Reproductive Techniques, Assisted / standards
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Glycoprotein Hormones, alpha Subunit
Comments/Corrections
Comment In:
Reprod Biomed Online. 2006 Aug;13(2):156-7   [PMID:  16895624 ]
Reprod Biomed Online. 2006 Aug;13(2):155-6   [PMID:  16895623 ]

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