R Homburg

Summary

Affiliation: VU University Medical Center
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Should patients with polycystic ovarian syndrome be treated with metformin? A note of cautious optimism
    Roy Homburg
    Lis Maternity Hospital, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Centre, Tel Aviv 64239, Israel
    Hum Reprod 17:853-6. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint The importance of acknowledged error
    Roy Homburg
    Fertil Steril 78:204; author reply 204. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Human embryo implantation: current knowledge and clinical implications in assisted reproductive technology
    Diederik A Hoozemans
    VU University Medical Centre Amsterdam, IVF Centrum, Poli Zuid, PO Box 7057, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Reprod Biomed Online 9:692-715. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Clomiphene citrate--end of an era? A mini-review
    Roy Homburg
    Division of Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Vrije Universiteit Medical Centre, De Boelelaan 1117, PO Box 7057, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Reprod 20:2043-51. 2005
  5. doi request reprint The relationship of serum anti-Mullerian hormone with polycystic ovarian morphology and polycystic ovary syndrome: a prospective cohort study
    R Homburg
    Fertility Unit, Homerton University Hospital, London E9 6SR, UK
    Hum Reprod 28:1077-83. 2013
  6. doi request reprint The re-growth of growth hormone in fertility treatment: a critical review
    Roy Homburg
    Homerton Fertility Centre, Homerton University Hospital, London, UK
    Hum Fertil (Camb) 15:190-3. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Clomifene citrate or low-dose FSH for the first-line treatment of infertile women with anovulation associated with polycystic ovary syndrome: a prospective randomized multinational study
    R Homburg
    Reproductive Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Reprod 27:468-73. 2012
  8. pmc The management of infertility associated with polycystic ovary syndrome
    Roy Homburg
    Division of Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Vrije Universiteit Medisch Centrum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 1:109. 2003
  9. doi request reprint Oral agents for ovulation induction--clomiphene citrate versus aromatase inhibitors
    Roy Homburg
    Division of Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Vrije Universiteit Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Fertil (Camb) 11:17-22. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Androgen circle of polycystic ovary syndrome
    Roy Homburg
    Reproductive Medicine Division, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam 1007 MB, The Netherlands
    Hum Reprod 24:1548-55. 2009

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Publications52

  1. ncbi request reprint Should patients with polycystic ovarian syndrome be treated with metformin? A note of cautious optimism
    Roy Homburg
    Lis Maternity Hospital, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Centre, Tel Aviv 64239, Israel
    Hum Reprod 17:853-6. 2002
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint The importance of acknowledged error
    Roy Homburg
    Fertil Steril 78:204; author reply 204. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Human embryo implantation: current knowledge and clinical implications in assisted reproductive technology
    Diederik A Hoozemans
    VU University Medical Centre Amsterdam, IVF Centrum, Poli Zuid, PO Box 7057, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Reprod Biomed Online 9:692-715. 2004
    ..An ideal marker of implantation is sensitive and specific, and easy to obtain without disturbing implantation. Glycodelin and leukaemia inhibitory factor (serum) and integrins and pinopodes (biopsies) are promising candidates...
  4. ncbi request reprint Clomiphene citrate--end of an era? A mini-review
    Roy Homburg
    Division of Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Vrije Universiteit Medical Centre, De Boelelaan 1117, PO Box 7057, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Reprod 20:2043-51. 2005
    ..For CC, it may not yet be the end of an era but it may be the beginning of the end...
  5. doi request reprint The relationship of serum anti-Mullerian hormone with polycystic ovarian morphology and polycystic ovary syndrome: a prospective cohort study
    R Homburg
    Fertility Unit, Homerton University Hospital, London E9 6SR, UK
    Hum Reprod 28:1077-83. 2013
    ..What is the relationship of serum anti-Mullerian hormone (AMH) with polycystic ovarian morphology (PCOM) and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)?..
  6. doi request reprint The re-growth of growth hormone in fertility treatment: a critical review
    Roy Homburg
    Homerton Fertility Centre, Homerton University Hospital, London, UK
    Hum Fertil (Camb) 15:190-3. 2012
    ..The aim of this review is to examine relevant studies in the last 25 years, on the use of growth hormone in assisted conception and trace the train of events that has lead to the resurgence of interest in this subject...
  7. doi request reprint Clomifene citrate or low-dose FSH for the first-line treatment of infertile women with anovulation associated with polycystic ovary syndrome: a prospective randomized multinational study
    R Homburg
    Reproductive Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Reprod 27:468-73. 2012
    ..Low-dose FSH has been reserved for women failing to conceive with CC. In this RCT, we tested the hypothesis that pregnancy rate (PR) and live birth rates (LBR) are higher after OI with low-dose FSH than with CC as first-line treatment...
  8. pmc The management of infertility associated with polycystic ovary syndrome
    Roy Homburg
    Division of Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Vrije Universiteit Medisch Centrum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 1:109. 2003
    ..When all else has failed, IVF/ET produces excellent results. In conclusion, there are very few women suffering from anovulatory infertility associated with PCOS who cannot be successfully treated today...
  9. doi request reprint Oral agents for ovulation induction--clomiphene citrate versus aromatase inhibitors
    Roy Homburg
    Division of Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Vrije Universiteit Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Fertil (Camb) 11:17-22. 2008
    ..AI have yet to undergo further large, robust clinical trials in order to fulfill this promise as a feasible alternative to CC in this role, but some preliminary trials have shown at least equality and some superiority...
  10. doi request reprint Androgen circle of polycystic ovary syndrome
    Roy Homburg
    Reproductive Medicine Division, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam 1007 MB, The Netherlands
    Hum Reprod 24:1548-55. 2009
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Endometrial biopsy during induction of ovulation with clomiphene citrate in polycystic ovary syndrome
    Roy Homburg
    Division of Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Vrije Universiteit Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Gynecol Endocrinol 22:506-10. 2006
    ..The dichotomy between ovulation rates and pregnancy rates for women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) treated with clomiphene citrate (CC) prompted the present study to determine the effect of CC on endometrial maturity...
  12. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy complications in PCOS
    Roy Homburg
    Reproductive Medicine Division, VU University Medical Centre, P O Box 7057, 1007MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Best Pract Res Clin Endocrinol Metab 20:281-92. 2006
    ..Only prospective studies employing a large cohort of women with well-defined PCOS compared with a control group matched for BMI and parity can solve the remaining questions...
  13. doi request reprint Oocyte vitrification--women's emancipation set in stone
    Roy Homburg
    Reproductive Medicine Division, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Fertil Steril 91:1319-20. 2009
    ..The reported success of the use of this method should stimulate a renewed debate on oocyte storage for fertility preservation without a medical indication...
  14. ncbi request reprint Polycystic ovary syndrome
    Roy Homburg
    VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 22:261-74. 2008
    ..Although the exact aetiology of PCOS is not known, the therapeutic alternatives provide reasonably successful symptomatic treatment...
  15. ncbi request reprint Polycystic ovary syndrome in adolescence. New insights in pathophysiology and treatment
    R Homburg
    Division of Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Vrije Universiteit Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Endocr Dev 8:137-49. 2005
    ..The use of metformin, an insulin sensitizer, for affected adolescents is the topic of a presently heated debate...
  16. ncbi request reprint Ovulation induction
    Roy Homburg
    Division of Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Free University Medical Center, PO Box 7057, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 4:1995-2004. 2003
    ..LH content has little impact except in hypogonadotropic hypogonadism or severe pituitary suppression with GnRH analogues. Aromatase inhibitors, recombinant LH and long-acting FSH may find a future place in the armamentarium...
  17. ncbi request reprint Towards less confusing terminology in reproductive medicine: a counter proposal
    Roy Homburg
    Division of Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Vrije Universiteit Medisch Centrum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Reprod 20:316-9. 2005
    ..A counter proposal is suggested and includes retention of the term 'infertility', disposal of the terms 'subfertility' and 'sterility' with practical suggestions of when difficulties in conceiving should be investigated and treated...
  18. ncbi request reprint Polycystic ovary syndrome in adolescence--a therapeutic conundrum
    Roy Homburg
    Division of Reproductive Medicine, Vrije Universiteit Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Reprod 19:1039-42. 2004
    ..Good, hard supportive data are not yet forthcoming but, as in the adult, the establishment of metformin treatment for the hyperinsulinaemic adolescent with PCOS may precede the evidence...
  19. ncbi request reprint Management of infertility and prevention of ovarian hyperstimulation in women with polycystic ovary syndrome
    Roy Homburg
    Division of Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Vrije Universiteit Medisch Centrum, De Boelelaan 1117, P O Box 7057, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 18:773-88. 2004
    ..The plethora of treatment options available today ensures that the great majority of women who are subfertile due to PCOS can be treated successfully...
  20. doi request reprint A family history of twinning in relation to multiple implantation
    M J Lambers
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine, VU University Medical Center, PO Box 7057, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Reprod 23:889-93. 2008
    ..If multiple implantation is not hereditary, the incidences of twins in families of patients with single and multiple implantation after IVF/ICSI with double embryo transfer (DET) should be comparable...
  21. ncbi request reprint Factors determining early pregnancy loss in singleton and multiple implantations
    M J Lambers
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine, Vrije University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Reprod 22:275-9. 2007
    ..The incidence of first trimester pregnancy loss is much lower in IVF twin pregnancies than in IVF singleton pregnancies. The objective of this study was to determine which embryonic and maternal factors contribute to this finding...
  22. ncbi request reprint Further considerations on natural or mild hyperstimulation cycles for intrauterine insemination treatment: effects on pregnancy and multiple pregnancy rates
    A J Goverde
    Vrije Universiteit Medical Centre, Department of Reproductive Medicine, Division of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Reprod 20:3141-6. 2005
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  23. ncbi request reprint The paradox of declining fertility but increasing twinning rates with advancing maternal age
    S N Beemsterboer
    Division of Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Vrije University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Reprod 21:1531-2. 2006
    ..Advancing female age is associated with declining fertility potential due to decreasing numbers and quality of oocytes but also with a distinct increase in dizygotic twinning rates, a phenomenon that has never been explained...
  24. doi request reprint Serial uterine artery Doppler velocity parameters and human uterine receptivity in IVF/ICSI cycles
    D A Hoozemans
    VU University Medical Center Amsterdam, IVF Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 31:432-8. 2008
    ..To evaluate the predictive value of serial uterine artery Doppler ultrasound for embryo implantation in in-vitro fertilization (IVF)-intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) cycles...
  25. doi request reprint Clomiphene citrate resistance in relation to follicle-stimulating hormone receptor Ser680Ser-polymorphism in polycystic ovary syndrome
    A Overbeek
    Division of Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, VU University Medical Center, PO Box 7057, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Reprod 24:2007-13. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the role of the follicle-stimulating hormone receptor (FSHR) Ser680Ser-polymorphism as a predictor for CC response...
  26. doi request reprint Insulin-induced capillary recruitment is impaired in both lean and obese women with PCOS
    I J G Ketel
    Division of Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, De Boelelaan 1118, Room OZ116 1, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Reprod 26:3130-7. 2011
    ..Insulin-induced capillary recruitment (IICR) is considered a significant determinant of IMGU. We investigated whether IICR is a determinant IMGU in obese and lean women with and without PCOS...
  27. ncbi request reprint Effect of an oral contraceptive pill on follicular development in IVF/ICSI patients receiving a GnRH antagonist: a randomized study
    Judith A F Huirne
    Division of Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Vrije Universiteit Medical Centre VUMC, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Reprod Biomed Online 13:235-45. 2006
    ..GnRH antagonist regimen, pretreated with OC, prevented the early endogenous FSH rise and improved follicular homogeneity, resulting in more oocytes. As a consequence of the extended treatment period, more rhFSH was required...
  28. ncbi request reprint Why does ovarian surgery in PCOS help? Insight into the endocrine implications of ovarian surgery for ovulation induction in polycystic ovary syndrome
    M L Hendriks
    Division of Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Reprod Update 13:249-64. 2007
    ..Additionally, anti-Müllerian hormone and gonadotrophin surge attenuating factor probably have a role in the endocrine changes...
  29. doi request reprint The endocrine and follicular growth dynamics throughout the menstrual cycle in women with consistently or variably elevated early follicular phase FSH compared with controls
    C H de Koning
    Division of Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Vrije Universiteit Medical Centre, PO Box 7057, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Reprod 23:1416-23. 2008
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint LH as a diagnostic criterion for polycystic ovary syndrome in patients with WHO II oligo/amenorrhoea
    M L Hendriks
    Division of Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, VU University Medical Center, PO Box 7057, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Reprod Biomed Online 16:765-71. 2008
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Are GnRH antagonists comparable to agonists for use in IVF?
    J A Huirne
    Division of Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Vrije Universiteit Medical Centre, 1007 MB, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Reprod 22:2805-13. 2007
    ..More studies comparing long GnRH agonist protocols with 'long' GnRH antagonist protocols, with enough power to identify differences in pregnancy rates, are required before appropriate comparison can be made...
  32. doi request reprint Greater arterial stiffness in polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is an obesity--but not a PCOS-associated phenomenon
    I J Ketel
    Division of Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Vrije Universiteit Medical Centre VU, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:4566-75. 2010
    ..Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and obesity are associated with cardiovascular disease, but it is unclear to what extent they contribute independently. Arterial stiffness might link obesity and PCOS to cardiovascular diseases...
  33. doi request reprint Pituitary sensitizing effect of GnRH antagonists: a mechanism explaining LH escape during IVF?
    F R Banga
    Division of Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, VU University Medical Centre VUmc, PO Box 7075, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Reprod 25:1513-9. 2010
    ..We hypothesize that, under chronic GnRH antagonist administration, a higher pituitary response to GnRH could be an underlying mechanism explaining the escape phenomenon...
  34. ncbi request reprint Ovarian response to standard gonadotrophin stimulation for IVF is decreased not only in older but also in younger women in couples with idiopathic and male subfertility
    A J Goverde
    Division of Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Vrije Universiteit Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Reprod 20:1573-7. 2005
    ....
  35. doi request reprint Obese but not normal-weight women with polycystic ovary syndrome are characterized by metabolic and microvascular insulin resistance
    Iris J G Ketel
    Division of Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, De Boelelaan 1118, Room 0Z106, 1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:3365-72. 2008
    ..Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and obesity are associated with diabetes and cardiovascular disease, but it is unclear to what extent PCOS contributes independently of obesity...
  36. doi request reprint Low-dose aspirin in non-tubal IVF patients with previous failed conception: a prospective randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial
    Marieke J Lambers
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine Free University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Fertil Steril 92:923-9. 2009
    ..To analyze whether the administration of low-dose aspirin during IVF treatment improves the uterine blood flow and improves ongoing pregnancy rates for non-tubal factor IVF patients with previous failed conception...
  37. doi request reprint Extensive tissue damage of bovine ovaries after bipolar ovarian drilling compared to monopolar electrocoagulation or carbon dioxide laser
    Marja Liisa Hendriks
    Division of Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, VU University Medical Center, PO Box 7057, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Fertil Steril 93:969-75. 2010
    ..To evaluate the size of ovarian damage caused by ovarian drilling in polycystic ovary syndrome, the amount of inflicted damage was assessed for the most frequently used ovarian drilling techniques...
  38. doi request reprint Lower incidence of hypertensive complications during pregnancy in patients treated with low-dose aspirin during in vitro fertilization and early pregnancy
    Marieke J Lambers
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine, Free University Medical Center VUMC, PO Box 7057, 1007 MB, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Reprod 24:2447-50. 2009
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Optimizing hCG cut-off values: a single determination on day 14 or 15 is sufficient for a reliable prediction of pregnancy outcome
    Marieke J Lambers
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine, VU University Medical Center, P O Box 7057, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 127:94-8. 2006
    ..Optimizing the cut-off level for a single serum hCG determination around day 15 after oocyte retrieval or ovulation...
  40. doi request reprint Microvascular function has no menstrual-cycle-dependent variation in healthy ovulatory women
    Iris J G Ketel
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Microcirculation 16:714-24. 2009
    ..Hyper- and hypoestrogenism that persist for a long time can affect vascular and metabolic function. However, it is not clear whether the same is true for subtle sex hormone changes (i.e., during the menstrual cycle)...
  41. ncbi request reprint GnRH agonist for luteal support in IVF? Setting the balance between enthusiasm and caution
    Cornelis B Lambalk
    Division of Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Vrije Universiteit Medical Centre VUMC, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Reprod 21:2580-2. 2006
  42. ncbi request reprint The distribution of FSH receptor isoforms is related to basal FSH levels in subfertile women with normal menstrual cycles
    C H de Koning
    Division of Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Vrije Universiteit Medical Centre, P O Box 7057, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Reprod 21:443-6. 2006
    ..The aim of our study was to test the hypothesis that this receptor isoform occurs more often in regularly menstruating subfertility patients with elevated basal FSH than in those with normal early follicular phase FSH...
  43. ncbi request reprint The case for initial treatment with intrauterine insemination as opposed to in vitro fertilization for idiopathic infertility
    Roy Homburg
    Division of Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Free University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Fertil (Camb) 6:122-4. 2003
    ..None of these factors indicate that a change of policy to use IVF as first-line treatment in lieu of IUI for unexplained infertility is justified...
  44. ncbi request reprint Dose-finding study of daily GnRH antagonist for the prevention of premature LH surges in IVF/ICSI patients: optimal changes in LH and progesterone for clinical pregnancy
    Judith A F Huirne
    Division of Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Vrije Universiteit Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Reprod 20:359-67. 2005
    ..An optimal range of LH concentrations for achieving pregnancy has not been established. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of various LH levels induced by different GnRH antagonist doses on IVF outcome...
  45. ncbi request reprint Dose-finding study of daily gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) antagonist for the prevention of premature luteinizing hormone surges in IVF/ICSI patients: antide and hormone levels
    Judith A F Huirne
    Division of Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Vrije Universiteit Medical Centre VUMC, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Reprod 19:2206-15. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to define the minimal effective dose of antide (Iturelix) to prevent premature luteinizing hormone (LH) surges in in vitro fertilization (IVF) patients...
  46. ncbi request reprint Assessment of ovarian reserve. Ovarian biopsy is not a valid method for the prediction of ovarian reserve
    C B Lambalk
    Division of Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, VU Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Reprod 19:1055-9. 2004
    ..We concluded that due to the huge variation in the distribution of follicles across the surface of the ovary, there is no place for this procedure in clinical evaluation of reproductive ageing in the individual patient...
  47. ncbi request reprint Ovulation induction in perspective
    Roy Homburg
    Lis Maternity Hospital, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Centre, Israel
    Hum Reprod Update 8:449-62. 2002
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  48. ncbi request reprint What is polycystic ovarian syndrome? A proposal for a consensus on the definition and diagnosis of polycystic ovarian syndrome
    Roy Homburg
    Lis Maternity Hospital, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Centre, 6 Weizmann Street, Tel Aviv 64239, Israel
    Hum Reprod 17:2495-9. 2002
    ..It has been deliberately designed to be simple, practical and cheap, and if universally adopted as a standard could contribute much to all future work involving this most prevalent of syndromes...
  49. doi request reprint Change, change, change: hormonal actions depend on changes in blood levels
    Shahar Kol
    IVF Unit, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Hum Reprod 23:1004-6. 2008
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  50. ncbi request reprint Substituting HCG with GnRH agonist to trigger final follicular maturation--a retrospective comparison of three different ovarian stimulation protocols
    Raoul Orvieto
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Barzilai Medical Centre, Ashkelon, Israel
    Reprod Biomed Online 13:198-201. 2006
    ..The use of flexible multidose GnRH-antagonist protocol with GnRH-agonist for final oocyte maturation, in high-responder patients, eliminates the risk of OHSS but results in decreased implantation and pregnancy rates...
  51. ncbi request reprint Controlled ovarian hyperstimulation: are we monitoring the appropriate sex-steroid hormones?
    Raoul Orvieto
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Barzilai Medical Center, Ashkelon, Israel
    Fertil Steril 89:1269-72. 2008
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint The influence of estradiol/follicle and estradiol/oocyte ratios on the outcome of controlled ovarian stimulation for in vitro fertilization
    Raoul Orvieto
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Barzilai Medical Center, Ashkelon 78306, Israel
    Gynecol Endocrinol 23:72-5. 2007
    ....