Method of in vitro fertilization

  • US 4,589,402 A
  • Filed: 07/26/1984
  • Issued: 05/20/1986
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/26/1984
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. In a method of in vitro fertilization which comprises the initial steps of inducing follicular maturation by administering exogeneous human menopausal gonadotropins to a female, inducing ovulation, harvesting the eggs from large ovarian follicles, combining each ovum with spermatozoa in vitro and transferring the conceptus into the uterus, the improvement which consists of employing FSH alone as said exogeneous human menopausal gonadotropin without the presence of exogeneous LH.

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