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Author Almog, B. ♦ Levin, I. ♦ Wagman, I. ♦ Kapustiansky, R. ♦ Schwartz, T. ♦ Mey-Raz, N. ♦ Amit, A. ♦ Azem, F.
Source World Health Organization (WHO)-Global Index Medicus
Content type Text
Publisher Springer
File Format HTM / HTML
Language English
Difficulty Level Medium
Subject Domain (in DDC) Natural sciences & mathematics ♦ Life sciences; biology ♦ Physiology & related subjects ♦ Natural history of organisms ♦ Technology ♦ Medicine & health ♦ Human anatomy, cytology, histology ♦ Human physiology ♦ Pharmacology and therapeutics ♦ Diseases ♦ Gynecology, obstetrics, pediatrics & geriatrics ♦ Manufacture for specific uses ♦ Precision instruments & other devices
Subject Domain (in MeSH) Urogenital System ♦ Anatomy ♦ Eukaryota ♦ Organisms ♦ Diagnosis ♦ Therapeutics ♦ Investigative Techniques ♦ Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment ♦ Reproductive and Urinary Physiological Phenomena ♦ Biological Sciences ♦ Persons ♦ Persons
Subject Keyword Discipline Reproductive Medicine ♦ Discipline Genectics ♦ Embryo Transfer ♦ Methods ♦ Fertilization In Vitro ♦ Adult ♦ Case-control Studies ♦ Embryo Implantation ♦ Female ♦ Humans ♦ Models, Statistical ♦ Oocytes ♦ Cytology ♦ Pregnancy ♦ Pregnancy Rate ♦ Retrospective Studies ♦ Treatment Outcome ♦ Journal Article
Abstract PURPOSE: To examine whether double transfer of embryos on day 2-3 and on day 5 after ovum pick-up (OPU) improves IVF/ET success rates in patients with multiple consecutive IVF failures METHODS: Consecutive IVF failures patients (7.6 +/- 0.5) undergoing IVF/ET cycles were treated with interval double transfer on day 2-3 and on day 5 after OPU. Matched patients, that had embryos transferred only once on day 2 or 3 served as controls. RESULTS: Baseline and cycle characteristics were similar in the study group and controls. The total pregnancy rate was 44.6% in the study group and 24.2% in the controls (p = 0.001), and the clinical pregnancy rates were 38.5% and 19.6%, respectively (p = 0.001). CONCLUSIONS: Patients with multiple consecutive IVF/ET failures, treated with the interval double transfer approach had significantly improved cycle success rates compared with regular day 2 or 3 embryo transfer protocol.
Description Country affiliation: Israel
Author Affiliation: Almog B ( Sarah Racine IVF Unit, Lis Maternity Hospital, Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel-Aviv, Israel. bennyalm@post.tau.ac.il)
ISSN 10580468
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Reading ♦ Research ♦ Self Learning
Interactivity Type Expositive
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2008-08-01
Publisher Place Netherlands
e-ISSN 15737330
Journal Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics
Volume Number 25
Issue Number 8


Source: WHO-Global Index Medicus