Intensive care treatment of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS).

  title={Intensive care treatment of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS).},
  author={Pasquale Sansone and Caterina Aurilio and Maria Caterina Pace and Raffaella Esposito and Maria Beatrice Passavanti and Vincenzo Pota and Leonardo Pace and Martina Gilda Pezzullo and Carlo Bulletti and Antonio Palagiano},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) is a morbid, iatrogenic, and potentially lethal condition caused by the pharmacological induction of ovulation. In OHSS, the ovaries are the site of significant stromal edema with bilateral cystic ovarian enlargement. It has been suggested that ascitic fluid accumulation may be due to increased capillary permeability… CONTINUE READING