ovarian stimulation


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ovarian stimulation

Reproduction medicine The use of drugs to stimulate the ovaries to develop follicles

ovarian stimulation

A treatment for female infertility that encourages the ovaries to produce and release more eggs than they normally do during each monthly cycle.
See also: stimulation
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3-9) Assessing AMH levels can help clinicians make judgements about the likely success of treatment and identify a woman's risk of excessive ovarian stimulation.
Effect of pFSH dosages on ovarian stimulation Dosages of pFSH per kg body weight Parameter pFSH-3 (3 mg) (Mean [+ or -] SEM) Number of does 10 Number of does 5 showing oestrus Average number of 9.
Recombinant human follicle-stimulating hormone (r-hFSH) plus recombinant luteinizing hormone versus r-hFSH alone for ovarian stimulation during assisted reproductive technology: systematic review and meta-analysis.
Safety of fertility preservation by ovarian stimulation with letrozole and gonadotropins in patients with breast cancer: A prospective controlled study.
These are women who have not had ovarian stimulation - their endometrial tissue has not been exposed to high hormone levels, and they are not at risk of OHSS.
Fertility preservation in breast cancer patients: a prospective controlled comparison of ovarian stimulation with tamoxifen and letrozole for embryo cryopreservation.
Exogenous administration of gonadotropins used for ovarian stimulation results in higher concentration of circulating steroids, which may affect oocyte and/or embryo (5).
2012] who initially presented for obstetric care at 7 weeks' gestation with an intrauterine twin pregnancy after gonadotropin ovarian stimulation and intrauterine insemination.
Following the initiation of Lupron, ovarian stimulation drugs, called gonadotropins, such as follicle stimulating hormone (FSH; Fertinex, Gonal-F, Serono Laboratories, Randolph, MA) and possibly, human menopausal gonadotropin (hMG; Repronex, Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc.
The patient underwent monthly egg retrievals over the next 8 months, 6 following ovarian stimulation.
But Helen, from the Midlands, suffered a severe reaction to fertility drugs known as hyper- ovarian stimulation and produced 30 eggs.
In 60 to 70 per cent of cases, a series of treatment cycles without using ovarian stimulation would be safer, less stressful, and mean fewer multiple births, say the researchers.