Medicines for ovulation induction and the surgical procedure of egg retrieval may lead the egg donor to develop certain side effects. Often, follicular puncture causes mild side effects such as vaginal bleeding or infections.
Tag: ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome
There is no limit regarding how many times a woman can donate her oocytes in the USA. However, repetitive oocyte donation might entail several long-term risks.
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.
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.
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.
Vitrification is a procedure whereby embryo vitality is preseved without a time limit, the survival rate is close to 100%.
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.
Although the gonadotropin releasing hormone analogues are widely used in assisted reproduction, their use as a medicine involves some risks.
Menotropin or hMG stands for human menopausal gonadotropin. It is a hormone used as a medication for women undergoing assisted reproductive treatments which require ovulation induction.
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.