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Fertil Steril. 2008 Oct;90(4):1259-62. doi: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2007.07.1383. Epub 2007 Dec 27.

Coasting vs. cryopreservation of all embryos for prevention of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome in in vitro fertilization.

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Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Reproductive Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.


In the patient at risk for ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome, coasting will result in fewer eggs retrieved and embryos produced when compared with cryopreservation of all embryos. However, both strategies are associated with a similar incidence of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome, with achievement of comparable cumulative pregnancy rates.

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