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Evaluating etanercept for IVF implantation

Evaluating etanercept for IVF implantation

Posted by on Mar 28, 2021 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at etanercept (Enbrel) for women who have had repeated unsuccessful in vitro fertilization (IVF). It found that etanercept led to good pregnancy rates in these patients. Some background The uterus forms a connection between the vagina, which is open to the outside, and the inside of the body. If harmful bacteria...

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Can hCG hormone improve embryo implantation rates?

Posted by on Jan 29, 2020 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at whether injecting HCG hormone into the womb before embryo transfer improved pregnancy rates. This study concluded that HCG improved pregnancy rates for women with a history of unsuccessful implantation. Some background One cause of infertility is poor implantation of an embryo in the uterus. This occurs when the...

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Antibiotic treatment for chronic endometritis: what are the effects on IVF success?

Posted by on Aug 8, 2018 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated if antibiotic treatment for endometritis affects the outcome of in vitro fertilization (IVF). They found that antibiotic treatment of CE improved IVF outcomes in patients who also experienced recurrent implantation failure. Some background Chronic endometritis (CE) is a condition caused by inflammation in the...

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Endometriosis surgery and IVF success: when is the right time to begin fertility treatment?

Posted by on Oct 30, 2017 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated whether endometriosis surgery impacted pregnancy rates as a result of in vitro fertilization (IVF). They found that the severe endometriosis resulted in lower IVF pregnancy rates and the optimal time for IVF is 7-25 months following endometriosis surgery. Some background Endometriosis is a chronic condition...

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Using testicular sperm for men with low sperm count

Posted by on Jan 8, 2017 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This paper studied whether using testicular sperm is effective for men with severe oligospermia. Researchers reported a 50% pregnancy rate, all resulting in live births. Some background Oligospermia refers to a low sperm count in the ejaculate. It is a common cause of male infertility. Sperm in the ejaculate is often associated with...

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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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