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Natural vs stimulated cycle for frozen embryo transfer

Natural vs stimulated cycle for frozen embryo transfer

Posted by on Jun 28, 2020 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared modified natural cycle to stimulated cycle prior to the transfer of a frozen embryo. It found that birth rates were similar for both methods, although there was a trend toward increased early pregnancy loss with STC. Some background In vitro fertilization (IVF) is an infertility treatment which stimulates the ovaries...

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GnRH antagonist vs GNRH agonist protocol: which patients does it benefit?

GnRH antagonist vs GNRH agonist protocol: which patients does it benefit?

Posted by on Jun 14, 2020 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) agonist versus GnRH antagonist protocols for stimulating the ovaries. It found that women under 30 years with high ovarian reserve benefited from the antagonist protocol, while the agonist protocol was better for women over 40 years or with low ovarian reserve. Some background...

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ART versus spontaneous conception: what is the risk of gestational diabetes?

ART versus spontaneous conception: what is the risk of gestational diabetes?

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

In a nutshell This study investigated the risk of gestational diabetes (GD) with assisted reproductive technology (ART). They found that women that underwent ART had a higher risk of GD compared to spontaneous conception. Some background Assisted reproductive technology (ART) is used to treat infertility. In vitro fertilization (IVF) is an ART....

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Does they type of insemination have an effect on reproductive outcomes in women with PCOS using in vitro maturation?

Does they type of insemination have an effect on reproductive outcomes in women with PCOS using in vitro maturation?

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

In a nutshell This study compared traditional in vitro fertilization (IVF) to intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) for in vitro maturation of eggs. It found that both insemination methods led to good fertilization and pregnancy outcomes for patients with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). Some background PCOS is a condition in which a woman has...

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Can home urine LH testing improve egg retrieval?

Can home urine LH testing improve egg retrieval?

Posted by on May 30, 2020 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at using home urine tests of luteinizing hormone (LH) prior to egg collection. It found that home LH tests were a convenient, cost-saving, and effective method to confirm the final egg maturation prior to collection. Some background Egg collection is an infertility procedure which is used prior to egg donation or in...

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Can replacing follicle-stimulating hormone with an alternative hormone reduce the cost of in vitro fertilization?

Posted by on Apr 18, 2020 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared the use of follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) with human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) during egg preparation for in vitro fertilization (IVF). The results showed that hCG reduced the cost of IVF considerably and was as effective as FSH for egg preparation. Some background One of the major considerations for...

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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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