Some women undergoing ovarian stimulation have a low response. Although it may be due to several causes, maybe the medications being used for stimulation should be replaced or perhaps the woman is a poor-responder.
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There are several tests able to analyze a woman’s ovarian reserve, her response to stimulation and her possibilities of getting pregnant.
Approximately 25% to 30% of women suffer from polycystic ovary, which isn’t necessarily linked to Polycystic Ovary syndrome. Here, the main focus will be the polycystic ovaries.
When a woman undergoes ICSI, it is necessary to administer hormones to hyperstimulate the ovary and more than one egg mature. In order there is no problem, the entire process is monitored and controlled by the gynaecologist.
The FSH is a type of gonadotropic hormone which regulates the reproductive cycle in men and women. For the assisted reproductive treatments, it is prescribed to women for ovulation induction.
Gonadotropins are hormones secreted by the pituitary gland after the stimulation of GnRH pulses. Gonadotropins are produced by men and women and they regulate the reproductive cycle in both cases, although they do not have the same levels of gonadotropins and the actions regulated are different in each case. There are three types of gonadotropic hormones: FSH, LH, and hCG.
GnRH antagonists are chemical compounds used as hormone medicines in assisted reproduction in order to perform an ovarian stimulation during the woman’s ovarian cycle.
Factors that can cause the ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) are related to the status of women’s health and previous menstrual cycles.
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.
In order to perform an AI, it is necessary to follow a series of guidelines. One of the first steps is performing a controlled ovarian hyperstimulation in order to release several eggs.