human menopausal gonadotropin


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hu·man men·o·pau·sal go·nad·o·tro·pin (HMG, hMG),

a hormone of pituitary originally obtained from the urine of postmenopausal women now produced synthetically; used to induce ovulation.
See also: menotropins.
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hu·man men·o·pau·sal go·nad·o·tro·pin

(hyū'măn men'ŏ-paw'zăl gō-nad'ō-trō'pin)
A pituitary hormone originally obtained from the urine of postmenopausal women but now produced synthetically; used to induce ovulation.
See also: menotropins
Compare: bioregulator
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human menopausal gonadotropin

Abbreviation: hMG
A purified form of the pituitary gonadotropins FSH and LH; it may be used therapeutically to treat infertility, hypogonadotropic hypogonadism, polycystic ovary disease, and other conditions. In the management of infertility, it is particularly used for women with ovulatory difficulties, in whom it stimulates follicular growth and maturation, ovulation, and development of the corpus luteum.
See also: gonadotropin
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[Evaluation of the effectiveness, safety and cost-effectiveness of highly purified human menopausal gonadotropin. Study of use Menopur [R] in Intrauterine Artificial Insemination (IAC/IAD)].
The type of infertility treatments were as follows: clomiphene/hMG (human menopausal gonadotropins) or FSH (follicle-stimulating hormone)/hMG stimulation protocols were used until 1988-1989, whereas stimulation with GnRH (gonadotropin-releasing hormone) agonists became common after 1990 (from 20% in 1986 to about 90% after 1990).
Half of the tumors were in women who had been exposed to fertility drugs-- including clomiphene citrate, human menopausal gonadotropins, or a combination of both--and the other half were in women who had received fertility treatment without drugs.
Half of the tumors were in women who had been exposed to fertility drugs--including clomiphene citrate, human menopausal gonadotropins, or a combination of both--and the other half were in women who had received fertility treatment without drugs.
Serum progesterone levels predict success of in vitro fertilization/embryo transfer in patients stimulated with leuprolide acetate and human menopausal gonadotropins. J Clin Endocrinol Metab.
Intrauterine insemination (IUI) with husband's sperm as it is usually performed nowadays is less expensive than IVF, but still requires disposable materials, media with short expiry dates and it is frequently performed in association with the daily administration of human menopausal gonadotropins (HMG) for approx.
Use of the flare-up protocol with high dose human follicle stimulating hormone and human menopausal gonadotropins for in vitro fertilization in poor responders.

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