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Preparing the Ovaries for Egg Collection ? Prof. Zeev Shoham
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Our course on
Preparing the Ovaries for Egg Collection
was put together by Professor Zeev Shoham, who serves as Head of the Fertility and IVF Unit at the Kaplan Medical Center in Rehovot, Israel, in addition to being the co-founder of IVF-Worldwide, the most comprehensive website on in-vitro fertilization.
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, Israel 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 Professor 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.
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