Oocyte retrieval following continued stimulation five days beyond ovulation yields live birth after frozen embryo transfer

  • Brooke E. Friedman
  • Sharon Pao
  • Lynn M. Westphal
  • Ruth B. Lathi
Fertility Preservation


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Brooke E. Friedman
    • 1
    • 3
  • Sharon Pao
    • 2
  • Lynn M. Westphal
    • 1
  • Ruth B. Lathi
    • 1
  1. 1.Stanford Fertility and Reproductive Medicine CenterPalo AltoUSA
  2. 2.Department of Obstetrics and GynecologyStanford University Medical CenterPalo AltoUSA
  3. 3.Stanford Fertility and Reproductive Medicine CenterPalo AltoUSA

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