Follicular Monitoring

Follicular Monitoring or Follicular Study is the process of serial ultrasonic monitoring of the ovarian follicles. It is mainly used to identify maturation status of eggs.

Follicular Monitoring is a vital part of the in-vitro fertilization (IVF) assessment and timing. Follicular study and pregnancy are closely related. Follicular Monitoring involves a simple series of vaginal scans which are helpful to identify the current stages of the menstrual cycle in woman.

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Who need Follicular Monitoring?

  • Follicular Monitoring procedure is recommended for couples who are trying to get pregnant but failed after trying for many months.
  • Follicular Study is also beneficial for women who do not know when they ovulate even after using prediction kits for some time.
  • Follicular scans also help to understand causes of miscarriages occurring at the early stages of pregnancy.
  • Follicular Monitoring is also helpful for women who are taking medication to induce the ovulation process in them.

Benefits of Follicular Monitoring

  • Follicular Monitoring study is an essential part of Infertility treatments. It shows whether the woman is responding to the treatment well or not.
  • Follicular Scans are necessary if person is undergoing IVF treatment.
  • Follicular Study determines health and number of eggs produced in a single event of ovulation.
  • Follicular Monitoring is also used to identify level of concerned hormones. If level of hormones is not proper then dosage of medicines are adjusted for the maximum chances of conception.

Procedure of Follicular Monitoring

  • Follicular Monitoring procedure is performed by using ultrasound scanning method.
  • The entire procedure is done by a skillful Sonographer. The ovarian follicles are examined and pictures of the internal organs are taken by inserting small plastic probes into the vagina.
  • Woman needs to lie down in the stirrup position to complete the scan. Sheets covers patient from waist down. Then probes are inserted into the vagina.
  • These probes emit sound waves in the ultrasound frequencies which help to capture required images.
  • The doctor is able to predict accurately the time of egg that is released. The prediction is based on the thickened walls of the uterus.

In this way, couples can arrange their plans to conceive for maximum chances. This Follicular Monitoring is extremely helpful for couples who are trying to have a child.

The whole Follicular Monitoring procedure takes around 10 to 30 minutes. Patient should cooperate sonographer by keeping a perfect stirrup position. Commonly 4 to 6 Follicular scans are carried out during each cycle for the better confirmation of ovulation time. Doctor schedules scans at the best time to monitor development of uterine follicles.

Follicular Monitoring procedure is not risky. It does not have any severe side effects. Follicular tracking is a great method for understanding the process of conception and finding out exact time of ovulation. This is essential procedure for couples who are trying to get pregnant since long time or couples who are selecting other methods like the IVF.

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