Tag: LH peak

IVF with donor eggs

Altruistic egg donor

Egg donation consist in the following : a woman donates her eggs anonymously to another woman, these eggs are fertilised in the laboratory and the implated in the future mother’s uterus, resulting in pregnancy.

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LH peak triggers ovulation

The luteinising hormone is a type of gonadotropin hormone. It is secreted by the pituitary gland thanks to GnRH action and it is one of the responsibles for regulating woman’s reproductive cycle.

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Number of eggs obtained

Ovulation and number of oocytes obtained

After assisted reproductive treatments which require controlled ovarian stimulation, an ovarian drilling is performed in order to remove the eggs, and then counting them in order to know the number of eggs obtained.

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