A severe case of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome: 65 liters of ascites aspirated in an on-going IVF-ET twin pregnancy

I. Bar-Hava, R. Orvieto, D. Dicker, A. Dekel, D. Peley, Z. Ben-Rafael

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Abstract

Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) is the most serious life-threatening iatrogenic complication of ovulation induction. Presented here is an unusual case where 62 l of intraperitoneal and 3.2 l of intrapleural fluid were aspirated in order to stabilize a severe life-threatening case of OHSS resulting from an on-going IVF-ET twin pregnancy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)295-298
Number of pages4
JournalGynecological Endocrinology
Volume9
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1995
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Ascites
  • Aspiration
  • IVF-ET
  • Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome

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