Normally, in a woman's natural cycle only one ovarian follicle will reach the final stage of maturation; the rest will degenerate.
However, the purpose of a cycle with ovarian stimulation is the production of multiple ovarian follicles. For this purpose, the woman will be administered hormonal medication which is usually gonadotropins (FSH and LH) and GnRH analogues.
Read the full article on: The IVF Process – How Is It Done Step by Step? ( 72).
By Alicia Francos Pérez M.D., M.Sc. (gynecologist), Elena Martín Hidalgo M.D. (gynecologist), Manuel Aparicio Caballero M.D., M.Sc. (gynecologist), Marta Barranquero Gómez B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist), Miguel Dolz Arroyo M.D., Ph.D. (gynecologist), Sergio Rogel Cayetano M.D. (gynecologist), Zaira Salvador B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist) and Cristina Algarra Goosman B.Sc., M.Sc. (psychologist).
Last Update: 02/18/2022