Rescue human chorionic gonadotropin for false empty follicle syndrome: optimism for successful pregnancy outcome.
ABSTRACT To describe two cases of successful pregnancy after a rescue course of hCG in the setting of false empty follicle syndrome.
Academic medical center.
Two patients undergoing ultrasound-guided oocyte retrieval with failure to obtain oocytes during oocyte retrieval.
Rescue course of hCG with second oocyte retrieval 35 hours later.
Two live-birth pregnancies.
Live-birth pregnancies are a realistic possibility after administration of a rescue course of hCG and repeat oocyte retrieval in the setting of false empty follicle syndrome.