Fewer medications for in vitro fertilization can be better: thinking outside the box.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Minimal stimulation or mild stimulation protocols for in vitro fertilization offer many advantages for all patients, but especially for low and high responders. In the current practice of reducing the number of embryos transferred to a maximum of two for a significant number of patients, using aggressive and high-dose gonadotropins to obtain a large, and sometimes excessive, number of oocytes should be questioned.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Muasher, SJ; Garcia, JE

Published Date

  • October 2009

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 92 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 1187 - 1189

PubMed ID

  • 19560756

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1556-5653

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2009.05.053


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States