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IVF vs ICSI: which is more successful procedure for older women with infertility?

Posted by on Mar 3, 2018 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated in vitro fertilization (IVF) and intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) in to treat infertility in women over the age of 40. This study found that IVF resulted in higher rates of implantation and adjusted live-birth compared to ICSI. Some background Infertility is treated by using one or more assisted...

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Does the time interval between semen processing and insemination affect pregnancy?

Posted by on Oct 9, 2017 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated if the time between semen processing and intrauterine insemination (IUI) affected pregnancy outcomes. They found that the time interval between semen processing and IUI does not adversely affect pregnancy outcomes. Some background Intrauterine insemination (IUI) is a procedure whereby sperm are delivered...

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Should endometriomas be removed by surgery before IVF?

Posted by on Nov 19, 2013 in Infertility | 0 comments

This article discussed current scientific data concerning the need and benefit of surgical treatment for endometriomas before in-vitro fertilization (IVF). Endometriosis is a condition in which the tissue that lines the innermost layer of the uterus is found elsewhere in the body. Frequently, this tissue is found in the ovaries, where it may lead...

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Does ICSI improve fertilization rates?

Posted by on Nov 19, 2013 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at in-vitro fertilization (IVF) outcomes in couples with unexplained infertility. Two egg fertilization techniques were compared: intracytoplasmatic sperm injection versus conventional insemination. Some background IVF involves the artificial joining of eggs and sperm in a laboratory dish. This is typically achieved...

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Gonadotropin plus hCG versus hCG alone for egg retrieval

Posted by on Oct 31, 2013 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the outcomes of a new egg retrieval strategy in women undergoing in-vitro fertilization (IVF). Researchers compared a 2-drug combination ("dual-trigger") to the standard hCG trigger injection. Some background IVF requires eggs retrieved from the ovaries to be fertilized by sperm in a laboratory dish. To...

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