In vitro fertilization oocyte retrieval: to “flush” or not?

Reflections
In vitro fertilization oocyte retrieval: to “flush” or not?

VOLUME 115, ISSUE 4, P891

Author:

Humberto Scoccia, M.D.

Abstract:

Reflections on "Follicle flushing does not improve live birth and increases procedure time: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials" by Martini et al.

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Comments

Go to the profile of Micah J Hill
about 1 year ago

Dr. Scoccia, thank you for your commentary on our recent meta-analysis as well as the review of one we published several years ago.  Your summary of the literature was spot on and I think you precisely highlight the areas where the is insufficient literature to make conclusions on follicle flushing: namely natural cycle and minimal stimulation IVF.  Thank you for an excellent commentary!