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International Journal of Endocrinology
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 704967, 6 pages
Granulocyte Macrophage Colony Stimulating Factor Supplementation in Culture Media for Subfertile Women Undergoing Assisted Reproduction Technologies: A Systematic Review
1Assisted Reproduction Unit, Third Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Athens, Rimini 1, Chaidari, 12642 Athens, Greece
2Second Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Aretaieion Hospital, University of Athens, Vas Sofias 76, 11528 Athens, Greece
3Médico Especialista en Medicina Reproductiva (SAMeR), Especialista Universitario en Ginecología y Obstetricia, Magíster en Efectividad Clínica, Viamonte 1432, Buenos Aires, Argentina
4Third Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Athens, Attikon Hospital, Rimini 1, Chaidari, 12642 Athens, Greece
Received 19 November 2012; Revised 9 January 2013; Accepted 26 January 2013
Academic Editor: Jack R. Wall
Copyright © 2013 Charalampos Siristatidis et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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