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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Patients were randomized on the day of oocyte retrieval into either the reduced needle (RN) group or the standard needle (SN) group, with a 1:1 allocation ratio.
Implantation was defined as a positive pregnancy test ([beta]hCG [greater than or equal to] 6 mIU/mL) 17 days after oocyte retrieval.
A clinical pregnancy was defined as the presence of appropriately rising beta-hCG levels and the presence of a gestational sac demonstrated by ultrasound 6 to 7 weeks after oocyte retrieval.
Only the 28 patients with embryo transfer were taken into account; mean final E2 concentrations in those 28 patients at the day of oocyte retrieval were 7001 pmol/L (RIA) and 5462 pmol/L (Immulite).
Following ICSI and embryo culture, cleavage embryos were transferred into the uterus on the 3rd day after oocyte retrieval.
When follicles reach [greater than or equal to] 18 mm, HCG is administered and followed up by oocyte retrieval 34 - 36 hours later.
Meldrum said transvaginal oocyte retrieval is highly efficacious and generally well tolerated under intravenous sedation.
The cover the counseling and preparation phase, the pituitary suppression and ovarian stimulation phase, oocyte retrieval, embryo transfer, the luteal phase, the assisted-reproduction laboratory, the male patient, the assisted-reproduction pregnancy, and general issues.
2004) and also, many of studies have been exerted to optimize oocyte retrieval system from the livestock (Akshey et al.
Within the last year, two new techniques have been added to the list: gamete intrafallopian transfer (GIFT) and transvagial oocyte retrieval.
Transvaginal ultrasound guided oocyte retrieval was scheduled 35 hr after hCG injection.