Triggering of ovulation by a gonadotropin releasing hormone agonist in gonadotropin-stimulated cycles for prevention of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome and multiple pregnancy.

@article{Balasch1994TriggeringOO,
  title={Triggering of ovulation by a gonadotropin releasing hormone agonist in gonadotropin-stimulated cycles for prevention of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome and multiple pregnancy.},
  author={Juan Balasch and Rosa Tur and Montserrat Creus and Rosario Buxaderas and Francisco F{\'a}bregues and Jos{\'e} Lu{\'i}s Ballesc{\`a} and P. Barri and Juan Antonio Vanrell},
  journal={Gynecological endocrinology : the official journal of the International Society of Gynecological Endocrinology},
  year={1994},
  volume={8 1},
  pages={7-12}
}
Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) and multiple pregnancies are the two main complications of ovulation induction using gonadotropins. Withholding an ovulatory dose of human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) remains the safest option for prevention of both complications. However, this policy frustrates both patient and physician, wastes time and money due… CONTINUE READING