Live birth in a 50 year old woman following in vitro fertilization embryo transfer with autologous oocytes A rare case report
A 50-year-old woman conceived with her own oocytes by means of in vitro fertilization and successfully delivered a healthy male baby by cesarean section.
Geetha Rani, M.B.B.S., M.S., Sourendra Goswami, M.B.B.S., Ratna Chattopadhyay, M.B.B.S., Sanghamitra Ghosh, M.B.B.S., Baidyanath Chakravarty, M.D., F.R.C.O.G., Ashalatha Ganesh, M.B.B.S., M.M.S.T., Ph.D.
Volume 103, Issue 2, Pages 414-416
To report a live birth with in vitro fertilization (IVF) from a 50-year-old woman with homologous oocytes.
A 50-year-old woman.
IVF with fresh embryo transfer (ET).
Main Outcome Measure(s):
Live birth after IVF.
A 50-year-old woman conceived with her own oocytes by means of IVF. Three fresh embryos were transferred, resulting in a pregnancy and delivery by cesarean section at 35 weeks of a healthy male baby weighing 2,300 g.
Extensive literature search suggests that this is the first case report of live birth in a 50-year-old woman after IVF-ET with her own oocytes. This is a very rare and unusual case that deviates from the norm and therefore warrants attention. In selected cases, assisted reproductive technology might be reasonable to try for a limited number of times with a woman’s own oocytes.