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For ovarian stimulation, is it sufficient to inject GnRH antagonists?

By Rebeca Reus BSc, MSc (embryologist).
Last Update: 03/16/2022

No. GnRH antagonists only serve to control endogenous hormone levels. It is necessary to stimulate follicular growth by administration of gonadotropins and induce ovulation by hCG or GnRH agonists.

Read the full article on: What is a short IVF protocol with GnRH antagonists? ( 31).
 Rebeca Reus
Rebeca Reus
BSc, MSc
Embryologist
Degree in Human Biology (Biochemistry) from the Pompeu Fabra University (UPF). Official Master's Degree in Clinical Analysis Laboratory from the UPF and Master’s Degree about the Theoretical Basis and Laboratory Procedures in Assisted Reproduction from the University of Valencia (UV).
Embryologist. Degree in Human Biology (Biochemistry) from the Pompeu Fabra University (UPF). Official Master's Degree in Clinical Analysis Laboratory from the UPF and Master’s Degree about the Theoretical Basis and Laboratory Procedures in Assisted Reproduction from the University of Valencia (UV).