Intervention Review

Embryo freezing for preventing ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome

  1. Arianna D'Angelo1,*,
  2. Nazar N Amso2

Editorial Group: Cochrane Menstrual Disorders and Subfertility Group

Published Online: 18 JUL 2007

Assessed as up-to-date: 22 MAY 2007

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD002806.pub2

How to Cite

D'Angelo A, Amso NN. Embryo freezing for preventing ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2007, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD002806. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD002806.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Cardiff University School of Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Cardiff, Wales, UK

  2. 2

    Cardiff University School of Medicine, Head, Academic Section of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Director, Ultrasound Masters Programme, Cardiff, Wales, UK

*Arianna D'Angelo, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Cardiff University School of Medicine, Cardiff, Wales, UK.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Stable (no update expected for reasons given in 'What's new')
  2. Published Online: 18 JUL 2007


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