oocyte retrieval


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oocyte retrieval

A procedure to collect eggs contained in the ovarian follicles for use in assisted reproduction.
See also: retrieval
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Adjusted means [95% confidence interval (CI)] for early developmental outcomes by quartile of urinary organophosphate flame retardant metabolite concentrations among 205 women undergoing 281 in vitro fertilization (IVF) cycles that had oocyte retrieval.
Poor oocyte retrieval is a manifestation of low ovarian reserve.
Despite the small patient numbers, the difference in oocyte retrieval was significant between the two BRCA groups (P = .
Pre-pubertal children, on the grounds of ethical concerns regarding ovulation induction and oocyte retrieval, and women who cannot delay cancer treatment for the 2-4 week period necessary to perform ovulation induction, are not candidates for embryo cryopreservation.
The drops were prepared in Falcon #3002 Petri dishes (Becton-Dickinson Labware, Lincoln Park, NJ) one to three hours prior to oocyte retrieval with media that were equilibrated overnight in a 36.
Table 1 gives an overview of the mean number of days of stimulation, the mean of the total number of ampoules of FSH used during the stimulation, the mean of the final E2 concentrations before oocyte retrieval, and the mean of the daily percent E2 increase.
Rather than rely on daily ultrasound tests and injections of fertility medicine, the new technique, immature oocyte retrieval and maturation, removes the egg from the ovary for fertilization and then places it back in the mother, says Gleicher.
Russell and his colleagues at the Reproductive Endocrine and Fertility Center of Delaware in Newark, say the technique, called immature oocyte retrieval, promises to reduce the risks, costs, and discomforts of IVF.
In IVC, following ovulation induction and oocyte retrieval, the oocytes are identified and consolidated into a tiny tube filled completely with culture medium.
Luteal support was initiated on the night of oocyte retrieval and continued until the day of pregnancy testing.