Luteolysis induced by a gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist is the key to prevention of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome.

@article{Kol2004LuteolysisIB,
  title={Luteolysis induced by a gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist is the key to prevention of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome.},
  author={S Kol},
  journal={Fertility and sterility},
  year={2004},
  volume={81 1},
  pages={1-5}
}
  • S Kol
  • Published 2004 in Fertility and sterility
OBJECTIVE To review the available knowledge on the use of GnRH agonist for ovulation triggering as a means to prevent ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS). DESIGN(S) Review of pertinent English language studies published over the past 15 years. RESULT(S) The available literature suggests that while GnRH agonist effectively induces final oocyte maturation and ovulation, it also completely and reliably prevents clinically significant OHSS. The mechanism of action in the context of OHSS… CONTINUE READING

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