Treatment protocols

This course provides a detailed look at the three main protocols fo the preparation of the ovaries for egg collection: (1) GnRH Agonists - long and short protocols; (2) GnRH Antagonists; and (3) Natural Cycle IVF

About this course

  • Protocol overviews

    Detailed chapters looking at the GnRH Agonist Protocol, GnRH Antagonist Protocol, and Natural Cycle - IVF

  • Interactive content

    Course broken down into modules and chapters, and supplemented with images, graphs, photos, animations and videos

  • Expert input

    Course developed by Professor Zeev Shoham - Head of the Fertility & IVF Unit at the Kaplan Medical Center in Rehovot, Israel

Course curriculum

  • 1
    GnRH Agonists Protocol
    • Introduction
    • Long Protocol
    • Short Protocol
    • References
  • 2
    GnRH Antagonist Protocol
    • Introduction
    • Treatment Protocol
    • References
  • 3
    Natural Cycle IVF
    • Introduction
    • Natural Cycle IVF
    • References
  • 4
    Frozen Embryos Transfer (FET)
    • Frozen Embryos Transfer (FET)
    • References


Professor Zeev Shoham

Professor Zeev Shoham serves as the head of the Fertility and IVF Unit at the Kaplan Medical Center in Rehovot, Israel.

Professor Shoham was born and raised in Jerusalem, Israel. He received his M.D. degree from the Hadassah Medical Center in 1981. Later completing, his residency at Kaplan Hospital in Rehovot, and his fellowship in infertility and in vitro fertilization at Tel - Hashomer Hospital and MIDDLESEX Hospital in London, UK.

Since 1988 he has specialized in a wide range of treatments including: Fertility treatments, in vitro fertilization, oocyte retrieval preservation and freezing, donor eggs and sperm, care for women during pregnancy and follow-up and treatment of postmenopausal women.

In 1991 Prof. Shoham received an award from the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology for the best scientific research that year in Europe for his work on stimulating sperm production by adding GH to treatment with gonadotropins in patients with hypogonadotropic hypogonadism.

Professor Shoham has published over 140 papers in the field of Reproductive Medicine, and his publications had won international awards. In addition, he has contributed chapters to numerous books. He is the editor/ author of the textbook, Female Infertility Therapy: Current Practice (1999), and one of the four editors of the textbook, Assisted Reproductive Techniques, which is at its fourth edition.

Professor Shoham is the co-founder of IVF-Worldwide the most comprehensive website on in-vitro fertilization. Professor Shoham has been organizing internationals medical conferences for the past 18 years and is a lecturer in many conferences in the field.