Published in Women's Health Weekly, November 20th, 2003
According to published research from England, "to date, empty follicle syndrome (EFS) has only been reported in gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) agonist down-regulated in vitro fertilization (IVF) cycles. Some cases have been successfully treated by changing the batch, or by repeating the dose of human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG). A case of EFS was observed in both GnRH antagonist and GnRH agonist down-regulated IVF cycles when final oocyte maturation was triggered using urinary hCG (u-hCG)."
"Failure to retrieve oocytes occurred, despite administration of a further dose...
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