When most of them reach a size of 16-18 mm, the specialist will schedule artificial insemination (AI) or follicular puncture in the case of in vitro fertilization (IVF). Prior to these procedures, the patient must be administered the hCG hormone to induce ovulation and recover each of the oocytes developed.
How is ovulation induced
By Carolina González Arboleya M. D. (gynecologist), Estefanía Rodríguez Ferradas M.D., M.Sc., Ph.D. (gynecologist), José Luis de Pablo B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D. (senior clinical embryologist), Marta Barranquero Gómez B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist), Rut Gómez de Segura M.D. (gynecologist), Zaira Salvador B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist) and Michelle Lorraine Embleton B.Sc. Ph.D. (biochemist).
Last Update: 07/27/2022