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IUI or IVF? IVF Shortens Path to Pregnancy

Forbes.com,  June 19, 2009
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Skipping one phase when treating infertility also cuts costs, study finds

FRIDAY, June 19 (HealthDay News) -- Among couples going to fertility clinics, pregnancy occurred more quickly -- and for less money -- when they took an accelerated route to in vitro fertilization, a new study has found.

The advantages came when the researchers eliminated one step in the fertility treatment -- the gonadotropin-stimulated intrauterine insemination cycle. Gonadotropin is a follicle-stimulating hormone.

You can read more about the study here:
http://www.forbes.com/feeds/hscout/2009/06/19/hscout628071.html

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