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Human chorionic gonadotrophin priming for fertility treatment with in vitro maturation.

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In vitro maturation (IVM) is a fertility treatment that involves the transvaginal retrieval of immature oocytes, and their subsequent maturation and fertilisation. Although the live birth rate is lower than conventional in vitro fertilisation (IVF) with ovarian stimulation, it is a useful treatment, as it avoids the risk of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS). Women with polycystic ovaries (PCO) or polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) are at an increased risk of OHS...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Women's and Reproductive Health
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Women's and Reproductive Health
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Pembroke College
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Publisher:
Wiley
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Volume:
11
Issue:
11
Pages:
CD008720
Publication date:
2016-11-01
Acceptance date:
2016-09-20
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1469-493X
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English
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660011
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2017-01-04

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