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The Ideal Number of Oocytes for IVF

(Medscape) – There are multiple stimulation protocols and gonadotropin preparations to choose from. Stimulation is typically tailored to the patient’s needs and individualized based on age, ovarian reserve markers, ultrasound findings, body mass index, and response to previous stimulation. In addition, a desired egg yield has to be determined that will lead to good clinical outcome with minimum risk and reduced costs. The authors of this paper tried to determine what the optimal oocyte yield would be.

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