Tag: ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome

In vitro fertilization

In vitro fertilization is a fertility procedure through which egg-sperm binding occurs in the laboratory, aiming at obtaining an embryo that will be later transferred into the woman so that pregnancy occurs.

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GnRH Analogues

Gonadotropin-releasing hormone

GnRh analogues are hormones used in some assisted reproduction procedures that require a monitorisation of the ovarian cycle. These hormones are administered through injections the patient can apply to herself.

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Egg donation risks

Egg donation, is it dangerous?

Eggs donation is a process that can entail risks for the donor, nevertheless, as long as it is made under an adecuate control, these adverse effects are minimal.

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Problems of in vitro fertilisation

Ectopic pregnancy

There are some problems associated with in vitro fertilisation, mainly due to the previous ovarian stimulation that women undergo, which may cause ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome and/or multiple births.

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