Acta Scientific Women's Health (ASWH)(ISSN: 2582-3205)

Review Article Volume 2 Issue 10

Follicular Fluid Aspiration and Oocyte Retrieval Techniques, Several Flushing, Difficulty Situations Damage Risk to the Cumulus Complex and Complications

Mohamed Zarqaoui1, Mustafa Zakaria2*, Noureddine Louanjli3, Nisrine En-Naciri4, Mohamed Ennaji5, Malak Jamil6, Amal Kabit7, Saadani Brahim8 and Boutiche Romaissa9

1Strasbourg University Medicine Pole, Endoscopic Surgery Obstetrics and Gynecology Strasbourg, Alsace-Champagne-Ardenne, Specialist, Gynaecologist Obstetrician, General Medical Coordinator of IRIFIV Fertility Center, Casablanca, Morocco
2Ain Shams University, Faculty of Medicine, MD General Practitioner, RB MSc of Reproductive Biology, and Assisted Reproductive Technology, Consultant at IRIFIV Fertility Center, Casablanca, Morocco
3Strasbourg University Medicine, Department of Clinical Biology, Strasbourg, Alsace-Champagne-Ardenne, FR |RB Reproductive Biology, Head of LABOMAC Laboratory, of Clinical Analysis and Assisted Reproductive Technology IRIFIV Center, AFC Center, Casablanca, Morocco
4Ibn Zohr University Higher School of Technology Agadir, Biology, BE Senior Clinical Embryologist, Laboratory IVF Agadir, Souss-Massa, Morocco
5University Hassan II Aïn Chock, Faculty of Sciences and Techniques, BE Bachelor's Degree Biomedical Technologies Senior Clinical Embryologist at IRIFIV Fertility Center, Morocco
6Hassan II Ain Chock University, PhD Student, Laboratory of Molecular Genetic Physiopathology and Biotechnology, Department of Biology, Faculty of Sciences, BE Senior Clinical Embryologist at IRIFIV Fertility Center, Casablanca, Morocco
7University Hassan II Aïn Chock, Faculty of Sciences and Techniques, BE Master’s Degree Applied Biology (Pharmaceutical Quality Control) Senior Clinical Embryologist at IRIFIV Fertility Center, Casablanca, Morocco
8Mohammed V University, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, Rabat| Formerly Director Obstetrics and Gynaecology Department at Moulay Youssef Hospital, Head Medical MD General Medical Coordinator of IRIFIV Fertility Center, Casablanca, Morocco
9Universite des Sciences et de la Technologie Houari Boumediene, Mcs Molecular Pathology and Biotechnology, BE Clinical Embryologist, Laboratory IVF Algeria, Rotaby Fertility Center, Algeria

*Corresponding Author: Mustafa Zakaria, Ain Shams University, Faculty of Medicine, MD General Practitioner, RB MSc of Reproductive Biology, and Assisted Reproductive Technology, Consultant at IRIFIV Fertility Center, Casablanca, Morocco.

Received: August 28, 2020; Published: September 28, 2020



  In Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART), oocyte retrieval is a vital step. It was initially performed through laparoscopy, which was complex and difficult and of low efficiency. Ultrasound-guided transvaginal oocyte retrieval was safer and more effective; it is presently the standard operation for in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment. Theoretically, oocyte retention is achievable after the initial aspirate due to abnormal development of the follicle or oocyte and human technical factors, and such retention could be overcome by recurrent follicular flushing. Follicular flushing is considered to maximize the number of oocytes retrieved and thereafter to improve the rate of IVF pregnancy. There are a number of factors that can affect egg collection and/or egg damage. These involve variables like pump vacuum flow, velocity, needle bore size and length, follicle pressure and size and collection techniques. Cook Medical Technology, Brisbane, has developed appropriate equipment to study the factors influencing the success of egg collection and the cause of egg trauma.

Keywords: Vacuum Profiles in Aspiration System; Damage to the Cumulus; Clinical Aspects of Oocyte Retrieval; Preparation the Success of Oocyte Retrieval; Retrieval Techniques; Follicular Flushing; Difficulties; Complications



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Citation: Mustafa Zakaria., et al. “Follicular Fluid Aspiration and Oocyte Retrieval Techniques, Several Flushing, Difficulty Situations Damage Risk to the Cumulus Complex and Complications". Acta Scientific Women's Health 2.10 (2020): 24-33.


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