n Obstetrics and Gynaecology Forum - Ovulation induction : review article




Extracted from text ... Obstetrics & Gynaecology Forum ? October 2006 121 REVIEW O&G Forum 2006;16:121-124 Correspondence: Dr Lizette White lizwhite@doctors.org.uk Ovulation induction L White Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Groote Schuur Hospital, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa Introduction Ovulatory dysfunction is identified in 18 - 25% of couples with infertility.1 The aim of ovulation induction is to induce the development of at least one dominant follicle, while superovulation is used to increase the number of follicles, either for specific therapeutic strategies e.g. artificial insemination or for in vitro fertilisation. In 1961 Greenblatt et al reported the new anti-estrogen MRL- 41(clomiphene ..


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