In-vitro fertilization (IVF) and intra-uterine insemination (IUI) are the most common methods used by fertility clinics. The overall goal of IVF treatment is to increase the number of follicles, prevent premature ovulation (reduce LH) and create the conditions for successful implantation of a fertilized egg.
After the clinic has evaluated the couple for several male and female fertility factors, in addition to the woman’s age, they determine the most appropriate treatment option for the couple. One of the determining factors for egg quality is the Day-3 FSH value. A high FSH predicts poor egg quality. This determines the treatment protocol (GnRH agonist or antagonist protocol).
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