Predicting empty follicle syndrome.

  title={Predicting empty follicle syndrome.},
  author={George Ndukwe and Simon Thornton and Simon B. Fishel and Karen Dowell and Saad Al-Hassan and Andrew A Hunter},
  journal={Fertility and sterility},
  volume={66 5},
OBJECTIVE To determine a simple predictive test for empty follicle syndrome before oocyte retrieval. DESIGN Retrospective correlation analysis. SETTING Patients attending Nottingham University Research and Treatment Unit, a tertiary, university-based assisted reproductive technologies (ART) program between April 1, 1994 and March 31, 1995. PATIENT(S) Six women in whom no oocytes were retrieved after superovulation for ART (empty follicle syndrome) were compared with 11 women with… CONTINUE READING