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Can G-CSF growth factor improve implantation during IVF?

Posted by on Feb 6, 2020 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This analysis looked at whether granulocyte colony-stimulating growth factor (G-CSF) can improve in vitro fertilization (IVF) outcomes. This study found that G-CSF may improve pregnancy rates for women with two or more unsuccessful IVF cycles. Some background In vitro fertilization (IVF) is an infertility treatment where eggs...

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Does endometriosis affect the risk of birth defects?

Posted by on Jan 26, 2020 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at rates of birth defects among infants of women with endometriosis who conceive through IVF (in vitro fertilization). This study found that these infants may be at higher risk of birth defects. Some background Endometriosis (EM) is a disease where cells from the uterus grow in other areas of the body, such as in the...

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How important is bed rest after embryo transfer?

Posted by on Oct 5, 2019 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated if bed rest after embryo transfer (ET) improves fertility outcomes.  They found that bed rest after ET did not affect clinical pregnancy (CP) and live birth rate (LBR). Some background Embryo transfer (ET) is the final step of assisted reproduction. Embryos are formed in a laboratory using in vitro...

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Fresh vs. frozen: which type of embryo transfer is most successful for women undergoing IVF?

Posted by on Mar 16, 2019 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated if fresh (FR) or frozen (FZ) embryo transfer (ET) results in higher live birth rates (LBR) in women with undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF). They found that LBR was higher after FZET in women with high progesterone levels.  Some background Many women with fertility problems will undergo assisted...

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Looking for patients undergoing IVF for infertility treatment to take part in a new trial

Posted by on Jan 30, 2019 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This trial will investigate if the success of deferred embryo transfer (DET) is affected by pre-implantation genetic screening (PGS). The main outcome measured will be the live birth rate. This trial takes place in California, Oklahoma, and Pennsylvania, the United States. The details Infertility is a condition that...

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Does weight impact male fertility in couples undergoing assisted reproduction?

Posted by on Sep 7, 2018 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated if there is a link between male body mass index (BMI) and success of assisted reproductive treatment (ART). They found that high BMI in males is linked to reduced pregnancy and live birth rates in couples undergoing ART. Some background The causes of infertility in a couple are not always easily identified....

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Searching for women to test a GnRH agonist and hCG to improve egg maturity before IVF

Posted by on Nov 17, 2017 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This phase 4 trial aims to evaluate if co-administration of a gonadotrophin releasing-hormone (GnRH) agonist improves oocycte maturity. The main outcome to be investigated is the number of mature oocytes. The details One of the important steps during in vitro fertilization (IVF) is stimulating the maturation of oocytes (eggs). GnRH...

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