Can FSH co-trigger prevent OHSS?

FSH co-trigger after ovarian stimulation has been shown to improve oocyte competence and a recent report suggested that the FSH co-trigger can completely prevent OHSS.

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Authors

Mitchell P. Rosen, M.D. and David R. Meldrum, M.D.

Volume 97, Issue 3, Pages 534-535

Abstract

FSH co-trigger after ovarian stimulation has been shown to improve oocyte competence and a recent report suggested that the FSH co-trigger can completely prevent OHSS. We report two cases of late OHSS after the FSH co-trigger was administered, underscoring the need for further research on the mechanisms, effects, benefits, and potential risks of FSH co-trigger.

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