In the female fertility study, it is usual to include a transvaginal ultrasound and a blood test to determine the levels of certain hormones such as antimüllerian hormone (AMH). These tests help the specialist to assess the woman's ovarian reserve.
In this way, the gynecologist can indicate the most appropriate assisted reproduction technique for the patient, and even evaluating the ovarian reserve can help to make a prognosis of the chances of success.
As an example, with a high antral follicle count (AFC), it is expected that many oocytes will be obtained after the ovarian puncture, which would increase the possibility of having a viable embryo with which to achieve gestation.
Read the full article on: Ovarian reserve tests: What they are and how to interpret them ( 66).
By Andrea Rodrigo B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist), Guillermo Quea Campos M.D. (gynecologist), Javier Liñayo Chouza M. D. (gynecologist), José María Sánchez Jordán M.D. (gynecologist), Mark P. Trolice M.D., F.A.C.O.G., F.A.C.S., F.A.C.E. (reproductive endocrinologist), Paloma Sánchez Gómez M. D. (gynecologist), Silvia Azaña Gutiérrez B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist) and Michelle Lorraine Embleton B.Sc. Ph.D. (biochemist).
Last Update: 10/25/2022