empty follicle syndrome

empty follicle syndrome

In in vitro fertilization investigations, the absence of oocytes in the stimulated follicle of the ovary. This may be a cause of infertility in some individuals.
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Empty follicle syndrome (EFS), still an enigmatic syndrome, is undeniably annoying as it raises stress and concern for both the treating physician and the patient (1).
In fact, empty follicle syndrome, is a misnomer for what often results from failed injection of the ovulatory trigger (17).
The prevalence of genuine empty follicle syndrome. Fertil Steril.
Recurrence of empty follicle syndrome with stimulated IVF cycles.
Continuing the debate on empty follicle syndrome: can it be associated with normal bioavailability of beta-human chorionic gonadotrophin on the day of oocyte recovery?
Among specific topics are the patient with heart disease, requests for mild or natural-cycle in vitro treatment, empty follicle syndrome, couples not wishing to create surplus embryos, request for posthumous fatherhood with perimortem surgical sperm retrieveal, and natural fertility after in vitro fertilization.
Empty follicle syndrome (EFS) is a condition in which no oocytes are retrieved from the mature follicle after ovulation induction in in vitro fertilization (IVF) cycles.
Empty follicle syndrome. Fertil Steril 1986 Dec; 46(6):1153-1155.
Empty follicle syndrome: successful treatment in a recurrent case and review of the literature.
Empty follicle syndrome. Clin Exp Reprod Med 2012 Dec; 39(4):132-137.