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    Hi Girls

    I have been meaning to ask you for a while. I was wondering if one of you or a couple of you can do a list of abbreviations of the stuff you use in here ie FET, STIM etc so we can add it to the forum jargon thread, under medical jargon



    Just reply to this post and I can copy it all over into the other thread.

    Love

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    ET = embryo transfer
    FET = Frozen embryo transfer


    Cant think of others right now... having serious mental block! #-o


    Keen

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    I'd just add to FET definition and say that it follows an IVF cycle with use of frozen embryos from that earlier IVF.

    Protocol = type, amount and timing of drugs given as part of an assisted conception cycle

    Natural FET = following a woman's natural cycle, but putting a frozen embryo back at the same time it would have happened in the woman's cycle

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    Just some more,

    ICSI - intracytoplasmic sperm injection (where the scientists inject the egg with a single sperm)
    ART - assisted reproductive technology

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    A few more:

    EPU - Egg Pickup, where the matured follies are harvested for eggs.
    Beta - Blood test for pregnancy hormone HCG
    Stims - Follicle stimulating hormone drugs
    Follie - Follicles
    BT - Blood test, or blood tracking tests
    Snowbubs - Frozen embryos


    Can't think of anymore! Will put on my thinking cap!

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    Good thinking Kathryn.

    I sometimes get confused when reading everyone's posts!

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    FSH - Follicle Stimulating Hormones
    Flare cycle - FSH drugs from start of AF for IVF
    Down Reg - down regulated IVF protocol, suppression drugs prior to AF, then FSH meds from start of AF.

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    sushee

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    OPU- ovum pick up (same as epu!)

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    Bumping up for melissa

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    These are also now located in our Acroynm main thread.

    Love

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