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IVM

 

Infertility Treatments – IVM

IVM ( In vitro maturation) = This procedure can be thought of IVF without the use of heavy of medication. Eggs are being collected when they reach 14 mm in size ( unlike IVF where the size is usually 17-19 mm) , or when egg becomes to get bigger than the others. IVM is preferred usually for patients who suffer from Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. In PCOS patients, if one egg gets too big, it starts to kill the other ones. IVM is used to prevent this situation. Cycle day 3 Antral Follicle count is needed, which has to be done by a gynaecologist.

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