Live birth of twins derived from zona free oocytes

Sunday, May 1, 2016
A 34-year-old woman conceived through in vitro fertilization using autologous zona-free oocytes after intracytoplasmic sperm injection and embryo transfer of morula and blastocyst, resulting in a term twin live birth.

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Effects of female and male body mass indices on the treatment outcomes and neonatal birth weights associated with in vitro fertilization intracytoplasmic sperm injection treatment in China

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Authors:
Xiaodan Wang, M.M., Jiayuan Hao, M.M., Fuli Zhang, M.M., Jing Li, M.D., Huijuan Kong, M.D., Yihong Guo, M.D.…

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Factors associated with birth outcomes from cryopreserved blastocysts Experience from 4597 autologous transfers of 7597 cryopreserved blastocysts

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Authors:
Kevin S. Richter, Ph.D., Daniella K.…

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Blastocoele expansion degree predicts live birth after single blastocyst transfer for fresh and vitrified warmed single blastocyst transfer cycles

Friday, April 1, 2016
The degree of blastocoele expansion is a better predictor of live birth after both fresh and vitrified/ warmed single blastocyst transfer cycles than inner cell mass and trophectoderm.

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Nondominant small follicles are a promising source of mature oocytes in modified natural cycle in vitro fertilization and embryo transfer

Friday, March 4, 2016

Authors:
Shokichi Teramoto, M.D., Hisao Osada, M.D., Ph.D., Yasunori Sato, Ph.D., Makio Shozu, M.D., Ph.D.…

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Oocytes vitrification as an efficient option for elective fertility preservation

Tuesday, March 1, 2016
A discussion of how oocyte vitrification is clinically efficient for elective fertility preservation in the largest series reported to date and how the demand for this option is increasing.

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Multinucleation per se is not always sufficient as a marker of abnormality to decide against transferring human embryos

Thursday, February 25, 2016

Authors:
Shu Hashimoto, Ph.D., Tatsuya Nakano, M.S., Kazuo Yamagata, Ph.D., Masayasu Inoue, M.D., Ph.D., Yoshiharu Morimoto, M.D., Ph.D., Yoshiharu Nakaoka, M.D., Ph.D.…

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Successful elective and medically indicated oocyte vitrification and warming for autologous in vitro fertilization with predicted birth probabilities for fertility preservation according to number of cryopreserved oocytes and age at retrieval

Monday, February 1, 2016
In vitro fertilization using autologous vitrified–warmed oocytes is comparable to treatment using fresh oocytes. Oocyte vitrification is appropriate treatment for indications including unavailability of sperm, limited insemination, and elective fertility preservation.

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Effect of male body mass index on live birth sex ratio of singletons after assisted reproduction technology

Monday, November 30, 2015
This study describes an association between male body mass index and the live-birth sex ratio of singletons following IVF or intracytoplasmic sperm injection treatment but a lack of association with likelihood of achieving live birth success.

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Live delivery outcome after tubal sterilization reversal A population based study

Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Within the first 5 years after sterilization reversal, at least 50% of women sterilized before the age of 40 years successfully deliver a child, but the delivery rate halves after the age of 40 years.

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Antimullerian hormone: prediction of cumulative live birth in gonadotropin releasing hormone antagonist treatment for in vitro fertilization

Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Although antimullerian hormone added some value to predicting cumulative live birth rate, its predictive accuracy was only modest.

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Effect of paternal age on reproductive outcomes in oocyte donation model A systematic review

Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Paternal age does not seem to exert a statistically significant influence on oocyte donation outcomes.

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Does a frozen embryo transfer ameliorate the effect of elevated seen in fresh transfer cycles

Thursday, September 10, 2015
Elevated serum progesterone on the day of trigger was negatively associated with clinical pregnancies in fresh in vitro fertilization transfer cycles but not in frozen embryo transfer cycles.

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Diminished ovarian reserve in the United States assisted reproductive technology population Diagnostic trends among 181536 cycles from the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology Clinic Outcomes Reporting System

Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Diminished ovarian reserve (DOR) assignment increased 7% among all Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology Clinic Outcomes Reporting System cycles from 2004 to 2011, despite minimal increase in patient age at cycle start. The ability of DOR assignment to predict poor ovarian response worsened.

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Antimüllerian hormone levels and antral follicle count as prognostic indicators in a personalized prediction model of live birth

Thursday, July 30, 2015
Personalized prediction of live-birth prognosis incorporating baseline clinical characteristics and antimullerian hormone can be achieved at a center specific level, with no added value from incorporating antral follicle count.

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Adherence compounds in embryo transfer media for assisted reproductive technologies Summary of a Cochrane review

Monday, June 1, 2015
The article presents a systematic review of the addition of adherence compounds to the embryo transfer medium used in assisted reproductive technologies.

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Comparison of live birth defects after luteal phase ovarian stimulation vs conventional ovarian stimulation for in vitro fertilization and vitrified embryo transfer cycles

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
No evidence was found of detrimental effects of luteal-phase ovarian stimulation on live-born infants at birth. Infertility itself and multiple births pose risk factors for congenital malformation.

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Cumulative incidence of infertility in a New Zealand birth cohort to age 38 by sex and the relationship with family formation

Monday, March 30, 2015
In this birth cohort, 21.8% of men and 26.0% of women had ever tried to conceive for 12 months or more or sought medical help to conceive by age 38.

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Effect of male and female body mass index on pregnancy and live birth success after in vitro fertilization

Friday, January 30, 2015
No association between male and female BMI, individually or combined, and IVF success was found after accounting for important confounding factors, including male and female age, partner BMI, and parity.

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Pregnancies and live births after 20 transplantations of cryopreserved ovarian tissue in a single center

Friday, January 30, 2015
Preserving fertility by cryopreserving ovarian tissue is a successful and safe clinical option that can be considered for selected cancer patients.

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Heparin for assisted reproduction Summary of a Cochrane review

Monday, December 29, 2014
Current evidence does not justify the use of periimplantation heparin in women undergoing assisted reproductive techniques.

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Live birth is the correct outcome for clinical trials evaluating therapy for the infertile couple

Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Outcomes of clinical trials for fertility treatments are often ambiguous and confusing. The preferred outcome in infertility trials is live births per woman (or couple).

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A multicenter prospective study to assess the effect of early cleavage on embryo quality implantation and live birth rate

Monday, March 31, 2014
The presence of early cleavage does not seem to improve implantation after the usual morphologic evaluation of cleavage-stage embryos.

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Oocyte number as a predictor for ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome and live birth an analysis of 256381 in vitro fertilization cycles

Monday, March 31, 2014
The retrieval of >15 oocytes in fresh autologous IVF cycles significantly increases the risk of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome without improving live-birth rate.

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Healthy live birth using theophylline in a case of retrograde ejaculation and absolute asthenozoospermia

Friday, January 31, 2014
Theophylline was an efficient tool in stimulating immotile spermatozoa in patients with retrograde ejaculation.

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Current overview of pregnancy complications and live birth outcome of assisted reproductive technology in mainland China

Friday, January 31, 2014
We discuss the proportion of births born after assisted reproductive technology (ART) and compare the obstetric and prenatal complications between ART and spontaneous pregnancy in women in mainland China.

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Obesity reduces uterine receptivity clinical experience from 9587 first cycles of ovum donation with normal weight donors

Monday, September 30, 2013
Female obesity impairs the reproductive outcome of ovum donation by reducing uterine receptivity.

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Antimüllerian hormone as predictor of reproductive outcome in subfertile women with elevated basal follicle stimulating hormone levels a follow up study

Friday, August 30, 2013
In a prospective cohort study in subfertile women with elevated basal FSH levels, AMH is identified as a marker for actual fertility.

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Antimüllerian hormone is the writing on the wall for antral follicle count

Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Reflections on "Antimüllerian hormone in GnRH antagonist cycles: Prediction of ovarian response and cumulative treatment outcome in good-prognosis patients" by Arce et al.

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The influence of female and male body mass index on live births after assisted reproductive technology treatment a nationwide register based cohort study

Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Both female and male body mass indices (BMI) is important for the outcome of in vitro fertilization/intracytoplasmic sperm injection treatments. Increased female and male BMIs negatively affect the chance of live birth, especially after IVF.

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