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Eggs Retrieval. Adverse Events, Complications, and Malpractice: A Medicolegal Perspective

  • Simona ZaamiEmail author
  • Michael Stark
  • Antonio Malvasi
  • Enrico Marinelli
Chapter

Abstract

Ovum pickup (OPU) or egg retrieval, also known as follicular or follicle puncture, is instrumental in carrying out in vitro fertilization (IVF) procedures.

Keywords

Egg-retrieval Complications Medico-legal issues 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Simona Zaami
    • 1
    Email author
  • Michael Stark
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
  • Antonio Malvasi
    • 5
    • 6
  • Enrico Marinelli
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Anatomical, Histological, Forensic and Orthopedic SciencesSapienza University of RomeRomeItaly
  2. 2.The New European Surgical AcademyBerlinGermany
  3. 3.Charitè University HospitalBerlinGermany
  4. 4.ELSAN Group HospitalsParisFrance
  5. 5.Department of Obstetrics and GynecologyGVM Care and Research Santa Maria HospitalBariItaly
  6. 6.Laboratory of Human Physiology, Phystech BioMed School, Faculty of Biological and Medical PhysicsMoscow Institute of Physics and Technology (State University)DolgoprudnyRussia

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