Document Detail


Measurement of noradrenaline, dopamine and serotonin contents in follicular fluid of human graafian follicles after superovulation treatment.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1612529     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We measured the noradrenaline (NA), serotonin (5-HT) and dopamine (DA) contents of 47 normally maturated and 16 cystically degenerated follicular fluid samples obtained from patients involved in the in vitro fertilization and gamete transfer program. The patients were given human menopausal gonadotropin (HMG), as a superovulation treatment, and 7,500 IU human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG) to induce ovulation 34-36 h prior to the follicular puncture done by laparoscope. The NA content of the normally developed follicles was 11.4 + 8.4 micrograms/100 ml on average. For cystically degenerated follicles, the following data were obtained: 1.1 + 0.7 micrograms/100 ml (p less than 0.001). 5-HT and DA contents in the preovulatory follicles are 14.3 +/- 8.9 and 19.3 +/- 8.2 micrograms/100 ml, respectively; at the same time, 5-HT and DA contents in the cystically degenerated follicles were 12.2 +/- 6.2 and 12.7 +/- 6.8 micrograms/100 ml, respectively. They suggest that the higher amount of NA in the follicular fluid might play an important role in the mechanism of ovulation, the regulation of postovulatory tubal motility and the release of progesterone from granulosa cells.
Authors:
J Bòdis; Z Bognàr; G Hartmann; A Török; I F Csaba
Related Documents :
8773749 - Polycystic ovary syndrome: induction of ovulation.
19200959 - 1,500 iu human chorionic gonadotropin administered at oocyte retrieval rescues the lute...
10908459 - Clomiphene citrate for unexplained subfertility in women.
17943739 - Intra-uterine insemination for male subfertility.
15236979 - Timing intrauterine insemination either 33 or 39 hours after administration of human ch...
17007849 - A prospective randomized trial comparing anastrozole and clomiphene citrate in an ovula...
23958939 - Body size and time-to-pregnancy in black women.
7901079 - Postconceptional cervical cerclage.
437619 - A suicide by ingestion of a mixture of copper, chromium and arsenic compounds.
Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Gynecologic and obstetric investigation     Volume:  33     ISSN:  0378-7346     ISO Abbreviation:  Gynecol. Obstet. Invest.     Publication Date:  1992  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-07-30     Completed Date:  1992-07-30     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7900587     Medline TA:  Gynecol Obstet Invest     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  165-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Medical School of Pécs, Hungary.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Dopamine / analysis*
Female
Fertilization in Vitro
Follicular Fluid / chemistry*
Gamete Intrafallopian Transfer
Humans
Norepinephrine / analysis*
Ovarian Follicle / physiology
Ovulation
Serotonin / analysis*
Superovulation*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
50-67-9/Serotonin; 51-41-2/Norepinephrine

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Effect of serum from patients with endometriosis on the development of mouse embryos.
Next Document:  Intranasal salmon calcitonin in postmenopausal osteoporosis: effect of different therapeutic regimen...