"Coasting" (withholding gonadotrophins) for preventing ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome.

  title={"Coasting" (withholding gonadotrophins) for preventing ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome.},
  author={Arianna D'Angelo and Nazar Amso},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
BACKGROUND Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) is an iatrogenic and potentially life threatening condition resulting from excessive ovarian stimulation. Its reported incidence varies from 1% to 10% of in vitro fertilization (IVF) cycles. The factors leading to this syndrome have not been completely explained. It seems likely that the release of vasoactive substances, secreted by the ovaries under human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) stimulation plays a key role in triggering this syndrome… CONTINUE READING
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