Use of gonadotropins for initiation of singleton gestations in non-assisted reproductive technology cycles

Capsule:
We report on how gonadotropins are useful agents for initiating pregnancy in couples with diverse etiologies of infertility; and elimination of conception of multiple gestations is a desired, but as yet not achieved, outcome.

Authors:
Michael P. Diamond, M.D. and Manvinder Singh, M.D.
Volume 97, Issue 4 , Pages 810-812, April 2012

Gonadotropins are a valuable part of the armamentarium available to assist couples in achieving a live birth. Multiple approaches can be used to limit the risk of multiple gestations, but with potential negative impact on establishing pregnancies. Financial considerations often limit enthusiasm for approaches which could reduce success in achieving pregnancy.

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