Archive for February 27th, 2013

High estrogen at transfer may be responsible for some poor obstetrical outcomes

February 27, 2013Carole 2 Comments »

IVF practitioners have long recognized that extremely high estrogen levels from ovarian stimulation cycles can result in a syndrome called ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome or (OHSS) which, if severe, can cause serious complications. Rarely, OHSS has caused patient deaths. In these high E2 cycles, the resulting embryos are often frozen and transferred in a later cycle […]

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