Oocyte recovery and fertilization rates in women at various times after the administration of hCG.

  title={Oocyte recovery and fertilization rates in women at various times after the administration of hCG.},
  author={Adly Templeton and Paul F A Van Look and R E Angell and Robert John Aitken and M A Lumsden and DavidT. Baird},
  journal={Journal of reproduction and fertility},
  volume={76 2},
Volunteer women requesting laparoscopic sterilization were subjected to a fixed schedule of ovulation induction and oocyte recovery. Follicle aspiration was carried out in four groups: those to whom hCG was not administered and 12, 24 or 36 h respectively after the administration of hCG. For each group oocytes were cultured in vitro for 42 h, 30 h, 18 h and 6 h respectively, before insemination with donor spermatozoa. Oocyte recovery rates improved with longer hCG-to-recovery intervals (36… CONTINUE READING


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