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Type: Journal article
Title: Spontaneous pregnancies after in vitro maturation treatment in two polycystic ovary syndrome patients
Author: Braam, S.
Maas, P.
van Kamp, A.
Mol, B.
de Bruin, J.
Citation: Expert Review of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2012; 7(2):119-122
Publisher: Expert Reviews
Issue Date: 2012
ISSN: 1747-4108
1747-4116
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Sanne C Braam, Pettie H Maas, Anton A van Kamp, Ben Willem J Mol and Jan Peter de Bruin
Abstract: Women with polycystic ovary syndrome who need IVF are at increased risk for ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome. Immature oocyte retrieval, and subsequent oocyte in vitro maturation (IVM), is an alternative that does not bear such a risk. We report two cases of spontaneous conception in women with polycystic ovary syndrome-related anovulation, who did not conceive after an IVM treatment. In both patients, spontaneous ovulation and conception occurred within 4 months after the IVM treatment. We hypothesize that this is a beneficial side effect of the ovarian puncture, comparable to the effect of ovarian drilling.
Keywords: in vitro fertilization; in vitro maturation; ovarian drilling; PCOS; spontaneous pregnancy
Rights: Copyright status unknown
DOI: 10.1586/eog.12.5
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