Venous thrombosis during assisted reproduction: novel risk reduction strategies.

@article{Nelson2013VenousTD,
  title={Venous thrombosis during assisted reproduction: novel risk reduction strategies.},
  author={Scott B. Maresh Nelson},
  journal={Thrombosis research},
  year={2013},
  volume={131 Suppl 1},
  pages={S1-3}
}
Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) affects 5% of IVF cycles and incurs a 100-fold increase in risk of venous thrombosis over natural conceptions. Identification of women at risk of OHSS can be achieved using antral follicle count (AFC) and anti-Müllerian hormone (AMH). For those women with a high AFC or AMH combining a GnRH antagonist with a conventional hCG trigger will reduce the risk of OHSS and still allow a fresh transfer to occur. Complete abolition of OHSS is however now a reality… CONTINUE READING
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