Mild/minimal stimulation for in vitro fertilization: an old idea that needs to be revisited.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Mild ovarian stimulation for in vitro fertilization usually refers to the use of low-dose gonadotropins in conjunction with a gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) antagonist whereas minimal stimulation refers to the use of a sequential administration of clomiphene citrate followed by low-dose gonadotropins and a GnRH antagonist. These protocols offer important cost and tolerability advantages to all patients but specifically to high and low responders.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Zarek, SM; Muasher, SJ

Published Date

  • June 30, 2011

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 95 / 8

Start / End Page

  • 2449 - 2455

PubMed ID

  • 21550037

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1556-5653

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2011.04.041


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States