Tag: ovarian follicles

Interview: Follicular puncture

Embryologist at Reproducción Bilbao, Basque Country, Spain

The medical team at the fertility center Reproducción Bilbao (Basque Country, Spain) explains what stands for follicular puncture, both from a gynecological point of view with Dr Gorka Barrenetxea and from the perspective of the embryologist María De Las Heras.

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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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