By Neus Ferrando Gilabert BSc, MSc (embryologist).
Last Update: 04/29/2014

GnRH antagonists are used during ovulation induction in cycles of in vitro fertilisation, ICSI, PGD, or assisted hatching. This allows the production of a greater number of follicles, which in turn would allow a larger number of eggs to be obtained after follicular puncture so that the treatment can be performed.

Indications for GnRH antagonists

Its established indications are:

Authors and contributors

 Neus Ferrando Gilabert
BSc, MSc
Embryologist
Bachelor's Degree in Biology from the University of Valencia (UV). Postgraduate Course in Biotechnology of Human Assisted Reproduction from the Miguel Hernández University of Elche (UMH). Experience managing Embryology and Andrology Labs at Centro Médico Manzanera (Logroño, Spain). More information