During ovarian stimulation, the woman should come to the clinic for various ultrasound checks and to measure the size of the follicles. Thus, when the ovarian follicles reach a size of 16-18 mm, the doctor will schedule the ovarian puncture to extract the eggs.
Therefore, ovarian puncture is a surgical procedure in which the follicles are punctured and the liquid inside where the eggs are located is aspirated.
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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