Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome

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Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome

Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) is a disorder that usually is caused by taking hormonalmedications to stimulate the development of eggs in the ovaries. In OHSS, the ovaries become swollen and painful. Symptoms usually present within 10 days after taking the medications, though the severity of symptoms varies and may worsen or improve over time. Moderate symptoms include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal bloating, mild abdominal pain, or tenderness in the ovary areas. Severe symptoms include dark urine, decreased urinary frequency, shortness of breath, severe abdominal pain, rapid weight gain, tight or enlarged abdomen, or dizziness.

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The terms "Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome" returned 158 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome: experience of a reproductive medicine center 2005-2011].
 

Author(s): Mariana Lima, Mário Sousa, Cristiano Oliveira, Joaquina Silva, José Teixeira Da Silva, Mariana Cunha, Paulo Viana, Alberto Barros

Journal: Acta Med Port. ;26(1):24-32.

 

Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome is a complication of controlled ovarian hyperstimulation during cycles of Assisted Medical Reproduction. The objective of this work was to analyze those cycles to achieve a better knowledge of this pathology, namely risk factors and strategies for ...

Last Updated: 23 May 2013

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[Thrombosis in the course of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome].
 

Author(s): Cezary Grygoruk, Grzegorz Mrugacz, Mirosław Grusza, Irena Grusza-Golatowska, Beata Stasiewicz-Jarocka, Piotr Pietrewicz

Journal: Med Wieku Rozwoj. ;16(4):303-6.

 

A 28-year-old woman sought medical advice in the gynecology department because of infertility. Based on the results of the infertility workup, it was decided to apply in vitro fertilization treatment in her case. On the 12th day after embryo transfer, the patient was admitted to hospital ...

Last Updated: 4 Feb 2013

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The mechanism of thromboembolism in the course of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome.
 

Author(s): Maciej Jóźwik

Journal: Med Wieku Rozwoj. ;16(4):269-71.

 

Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) is an uncommon complication of controlled ovarian hyperstimulation. Although principal risk factors for OHSS have been determined, unfortunately, to date we are unable to precisely predict the appearance of OHSS. Still more infrequent are thromboembolic ...

Last Updated: 4 Feb 2013

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The terms "Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome" returned 28 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Predicting and preventing ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS): the need for individualized not standardized treatment.
 

Author(s): Klaus Fiedler, Diego Ezcurra

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Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) is the most serious complication of controlled ovarian stimulation (COS) as part of assisted reproductive technologies (ART). While the safety and efficacy of ART is well established, physicians should always be aware of the risk of OHSS in ...

Last Updated: 20 Jul 2012

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[Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome: pathophysiology, risk factors, prevention, diagnosis and treatment].
 

Author(s): F Lamazou, A Legouez, V Letouzey, M Grynberg, X Deffieux, C Trichot, H Fernandez, R Frydman

Journal: J Gynecol Obstet Biol Reprod (Paris). 2011 Nov;40(7):593-611.

 

The ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome is a major complication of ovulation induction for in vitro fertilization, with severe morbidity and possible mortality. Whereas its pathophysiology remains ill-established, the VEGF may play a key role as well as coagulation disturbances. Risk ...

Last Updated: 31 Oct 2011

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Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome: pathophysiology and prevention.
 

Author(s): Carolina O Nastri, Rui A Ferriani, Isa A Rocha, Wellington P Martins

Journal: J. Assist. Reprod. Genet.. 2010 Feb;27(2-3):121-8.

 

To review and discuss the pathophysiology and prevention strategies for ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS), which is a condition that may occur in up to 20% of the high risk women submitted to assisted reproductive technology cycles.

Last Updated: 22 Mar 2010

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Transfer of Fresh Versus Frozen/Thawed Embryos in IVF Cycles Where GnRH Agonist is Utilized for Oocyte Maturation.
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome; Infertility Drugs; Female

 

Last Updated: 15 Aug 2006

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Long Acting GnRH Antagonist in PCOS Women Undergoing IVF
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome; Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome; Invitro Fertilization

 

Last Updated: 11 Mar 2014

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Comparison Between GnRH Agonist and GnRH Antagonist Protocols of Ovarian Stimulation in PCOS Patients
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Polycystic Ovary Syndrome; Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 28 Dec 2006

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